Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2009/04/27

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Subject: [Leica] IMG: Copenhagen in the spring
From: jean.louchet at (Jean Louchet)
Date: Tue, 28 Apr 2009 01:12:23 +0200

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> Date: Mon, 27 Apr 2009 21:03:05 +0200
> From: bruce golding <leica at>
> Subject: Re: [Leica] IMG: Copenhagen in the spring
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> Pssssssst; the tricycle transport for the kids must have been
> imported/carried/brought with, from The Netherlands!
> B.
Nej Bruce, Christianiabikes are made in Copenhagen, not in the Netherlands.
 I am the proud owner of a Bakfiets LWB cargobike (the slightly
cheaper Dutch version of Viking utility bikes) and I guess the frame
was made in China just like with most Danish cargobikes.
To stay on topic, I may add there is plenty of space to carry half a
dozen view cameras and glass plates :-)
Some pictures I took in Copenhagen in September 2008:
(this one might be a Bakfiets imported from NL)
(disc brakes - Christianiabikes, made in DK)
(Kangaroo, independent front wheels, made in DK - the fastest
cargotrike, not cheap)
(Jernhest front wheel drive and rear steering, made in DK - the most
Other pictures taken in deep wild Mexico:
a brand new Mercurio,
Mercurio parking:
 the glass delivery version:
and a conversion into a Taco restaurant:


Jean Louchet
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jean.louchet at
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