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Unique bike design solutions

Looking for transport solutions

If we are to cut back on air pollution, we need to look carefully at the way we transport people and goods.

Whereas in the past people used handcarts to transport goods in cities, today we use vans and lorries. Instead of walking or riding horses, people travel in cars and buses, trams and trains. All of these forms of transport may be efficient, but they run on energy produced by burning fossil fuels and create huge amounts of air pollution. The challenge is to find alternative forms of transport that don’t harm the environment but are efficient. For example, we need ways to: Dutch bicycle-maker Jan Willem Deymann, decided to tackle this challenge by designing a specialist range of bicycles.

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