Denmark launches scheme where citizens can donate bikes to Ukrainian refugees

The Ministry of Transport has joined with the Cyclists' Association to unveil the 'Give a Bicycle' initiative

Denmark Ukraine refugees bike donation
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Denmark's Ministry of Transport announced that is has teamed up with the Cyclists' Association to create the 'Give a Bicycle' initiative, a scheme intended to provide Ukrainian refugees with free bikes.

Danish people can donate their old or unused bikes by uploading a photograph and information about its size and condition through the specially created website. Ukrainians can request a bike via a form on the same website, with volunteers on hand to deliver machines to refugees when a donation and request match up.

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Ryan is a staff writer for Cycling Weekly, having joined the team in September 2021. He first joined Future in December 2020, working across FourFourTwo, Golf Monthly, Rugby World and Advnture's websites, before making his way to cycling. After graduating from Cardiff University with a degree in Journalism and Communications, Ryan earned a NCTJ qualification to further develop as a writer.