Inspired by Copenhagen Cycle Chic

Cycle Chic in Buenos Aires

In May the museo de los ninos (children’s museum) in Buenos Aires launched an exhibition called “Amo la bici” which means nothing less than “I love the bike”. The invitation was illustrated by one of my pictures featuring Joni, her son and my daughter:
invitacionArgentinian children could use one of the 10 Shimano bikes and cycle the route installed in the museum. There were guides helping the kids, especially the ones that had never ride a bicycle! Exactly the way Dutch children learn to cycle in the Netherlands: museo ninos-10
There were pictures of cycling children all along the route. They were taken by us in Amsterdam and by Michael Colville and his cycle chic team in Copenhagen: museo ninos-4
museo ninos-6museo ninos-3And there were of course some of our instant classic pictures: Back to the 80’s, children cycling side by side, Ed coolest Opa ever, but also an exclusive picture of my husband and our daughter on one of her first rides:museo ninos-2 The museum organised many workshops, games and other activities in the museum around the theme of cycling. For the ones speaking spanish, here are some fun facts about cycling in Amsterdam: museo ninos-9The exhibition was such a big hit that it will be moved to the children’s museum of Rosario in October.
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Thank you to Daiana and Silvia from the NIBA institute for this wonderful initiative, the feedback and the pictures.

BY AUDE

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