Cycling in the Netherlands in the 1950s

As my retrospective mood is here to stay for a while, apparently, I give you this video of wonderful bicyclists of the 50’s Netherlands. It’s oh so pretty. :)

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OSLO vs CPH

Today I made a quick google image-search on the key words: oslo+cyclist and copenhagen+cyclist.

The result…

Oslo

Oslo

……

Copenhagen

Copenhagen

Clearly some differences in style and usage, I’d say…

Nothing wrong with helmets and flashy and tight biking gear in the woods, but could Oslo adapt from Copenhagen?