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Xootr Blog

How to Set Up a Serious Folding Commuter Bike

Recently one of my former students asked my advice on how to set up a folding commuter bike for daily, year-round use in Philadelphia. I had been inspired by a recent trip to Copenhagen to think about the ideal commuter bike, and so jumped at the chance to help her set it up. Here is … [Read more…]

Bikes Abroad – Europe’s Best Biking Cities

Copenhagen Unlike many larger European cities, Copenhagen has a very noticeable absence of automobiles. Instead, bikes – lots of bikes -flood the streets. Folding bikes, commuting bikes, and bikes of every description are in use by the fifty percent of Copenhagen inhabitants who commute by bicycle daily. In fact, Copenhagen has more bikes than inhabitants. … [Read more…]

5 Reasons You Should Try Cycling Tourism

Karl taking part in the bicycle culture in Copenhagen

Ever wanted to try cycling tourism? There are a lot of reasons why you should indulge, Why you should try cycling tourism! It’s Active How many of us fear gaining weight when we travel? Between the extra meals at restaurants, drinks and generally being in ‘relaxation mode’ it is easy to pack on a couple … [Read more…]