Imagine a vehicle that can whisk you across town, through the congested streets of the busiest rush hour. Strong enough to carry both a few kids and your shopping, this vehicle also provides you with the exercise that doctors recommend in order to diminish the risk of an extensive list of modern lifestyle diseases. And last but not least, imagine, if you will, that this vehicle also produces zero carbon emissions, and protects you (and your passengers) from the worst of the city’s pollution.
No, this invention is not the crown of modern technology, and no, it is not expensive. Moreover, if this transport form was more widely adopted, it would be the end of traffic as we know it, and the roads would be safer and more pleasant for everyone.
As you might have guessed, the vehicle in question is of course the humble bicycle. Only this vehicle offers the simple solution to some of our greatest problems, and it is precisely this idea that is at the heart of the Flying Dutchman philosophy. Of course, there are innumerable reasons why people choose to ride their bikes, but in terms of riding for utility, we have complied our Top 8 Reasons why it makes sense to cycle – enjoy!I
 The study can be found on the Cyclelogistics website (http://cyclelogistics.eu/), but a more interesting analysis of the data was done by the Copenhagenize team (http://www.copenhagenize.com/2013/10/the-massive-potential-of-shifting-trips.html).