Winter has not arrived yet in Stockholm but this vintage picture reminds us what cycling will mean when the snow finally melts away in a couple of months. Courtesy of Stockholmskällan, March 16, 1952.
A story of love, obsession, and chic cycling set in Stockholm, Sweden. Courtesy of Séan Lewthwaite.
Early and late rides have that natural soft light in common and, during summer, only the true early birds are rewarded. Riding in Stockholm. At its best. Courtesy of Séan Lewthwaite.
From Sveavägen to Birger Jarlsgatan most people walk or ride through Kungsgatan but there is route away from the noisy traffic, an underground passage where you are protected from bad weather, a parallel world. Almost. Courtesy of Hannes Runelöf.
Black leather jacket matching a black bike stopped at a traffic light. Courtesy of Séan Lewthwaite.
The picture was taken during the Brompton Swedish Championship in Stockholm & helmets were mandatory.
Stockholm is neither Copenhagen nor Amsterdam when it comes to cycling’s popularity but “The capital of Scandinavia” is not a lost cause either. We thought Stockholm deserved a space among the Cycle Chic ® cities so here we are, starting with some vintage cycling. Classy & classic (from Stockholmskällan).