My Dad is 83. A Dane from Northern Jutland. Bicycles were a part of his life from the word go. Here he is in Copenhagen earlier this year.
He was a bike messenger during the Second World War in Copenhagen. Fifteen years old, delivering fruits and veg around the city.
This photo, below, isn't him, but it sure could be:
Read more about the original bike messengers in Copenhagen over at Copenhagenize.com.