Cycling Without Age lands in Australia

December 12, 2016

A Danish initiative to help older people get back on their bicycles and feel the wind in their hair again has landed in Australia.



His Excellency Mr Tom Nørring (centre), Ambassador of Denmark to Australia and Minister Gordon Ramsay MLA (far right) with members of the ACT cycling community and residents of IRT Kangara Waters


The first Australian Chapter of Cycling Without Age was launched by Danish Ambassador Tom Nørring in Canberra recently. 


The Cycling Without Age movement started in 2012 in Copenhagen when young Danish man Ole Kassow wanted to help the elderly get back on their bicycles, and was looking for a solution to their limited mobility. The answer was a trishaw and he started offering free bike rides to the local nursing home residents. 



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