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The following posts on Lisbonize were published in the Holland category.

back to normal…

No Photos! What? Yes, this is the new reality - The secret masters of “Copy & Paste” do not wish themselves to be copied! Seen on Eurobike opposite of our booth in A 6. A nameless company from Thailand presented a very simple copy of an e-bike - coincidentally very similar to a model made by a [...]

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from June till August…

.. happened a lot, but unfortunately I had not any time to continue my blog. So, another “resume-article” will (hopefully) compensate this! What happened? Apart from working end developing E-Mobility.pt as a reliable brand for electric bicycles, cargo- and commuter bikes in Portugal, we used our bikes a lot for pleasure (see illustration on the [...]

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Miss Grace

Recently I saw I photo of Crown Princess Maxima from Holland on a Gazelle NL Heavy Duty. It was nice to see, that the Dutch Royals are riding their own products… . I was trying to imagine, how the Dutch Crown Princess steps into a local bicycle shop and bought herself a bicycle. Maybe Prince Willem-Alexander [...]

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dutchbike 2.0 – reloaded…

..the new DutchBike comes from Germany: The Bionicon UrbanCargo, a real adaptation of the classic spirit of a commuter bike transferred into Lifestyle and feeling of the new decade of urban cycling. .. And today it came to Portugal!  Probably the first bionicon bike ever in Portugal… We adapted some accessoríes like the famous bootbag from [...]

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commuting to jail

Peter Paul Michalski (46) made everything correct - in a political and ecological way. He used a commuter bike (with legal light-system and mudguards) for his daily transport, he enjoyed fresh air and he was in his leisure clothing, when riding on a bicycle in his home region on Bundesstraße 58 in direction to Schermbeck (Wesel) near the Dutch border. So it [...]

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Finally: What is this Blog about?

Olá amigos! Hello friends! We started in October 2008 collecting information about urban mobility solutions, that are available in Portugal. This lead us to the conclusion, that a lot of work could be done and a lot of products – already available in the rest of Europe – could be interesting for that market to [...]

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Welcome! Bem-vindos!

LISBONIZE? ..maybe in the tradition of copenhagenize.com? or amsterdamize.com? In November 2008 I started on YouTube to show some of my videos, taken during the introduction of my new project “Urban Mobility” in Portugal. Getting soon a lot of feedback in relation to the short time that these clips were online, I started a small [...]

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How everything begun…

Picture copyright: Bernd Otten OK, this post should have been written in the beginning, but creativity not always appears on demand… In August 2008 I visited Amsterdam and was impressed by the perfect integration of bicycles and other alternative vehicles in the city structure. Comparing that with the conditions in Portuguese cities (and some others [...]

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