Sure, Cycle Chic has been around for six years now and we love every moment of the ride, but we do have day jobs, all of us who contribute to the blog. Franz-Michael, of course, is the former Danish ambassador to Afghanistan and Japan and he is currently stationed at the Foreign Ministry here in Copenhagen.
Mary and Mikael work at Copenhagenize Consulting, advising cities around the world in how to be more bicycle-friendly. Cycle Chic is an important part of that, which is why so many of the cities we work with wish to use our principles.
Above is my latest TEDx talk, this time from Zurich, about how we should choose designing cities instead of engineering them and why working for shining hearts is a more noble goal than merely accepting a life as characters in The Matrix.
For the full written text of my script, check out the article on Copenhagenize.com.