One of the first things that many fellows notice after arriving in Copenhagen is the huge number of people travelling by bike. Most people in Copenhagen use bikes as their main means of transportation simply because it is the easiest, fastest, cheapest and most healthy way to get from one place to another within the city.
If you are cycling in Copenhagen – or anywhere – this website is a must-see: an in-depth guide to cycling in Copenhagen.
The city bikes in Copenhagen are world famous and many visitors as well as Copenhageners use them as a quick alternative to cars, busses and taxis.
All you have to do is find one of the 110 city bike-racks in the centre of the city and pay as you go.
Be Cautious and Pay Attention
Since you as Danida Fellow probably not are accustomed to the city you should pay attention to the laws of the cycle paths.
Always keep to the right hand side of the lane and always look over your shoulder before overtaking others. The Copenhageners take cycling seriously and will show their irritation if you disrupt the flow of the traffic.
Remember to lock your bike when you leave it.