In the United States cycling is often perceived as a leisure activity for kids or a highly competitive sport, but things are much different abroad. Everyone rides bikes in cities like Copenhagen and Amsterdam – and there’s nary a spandex singlet to be seen. Fortunately, innovative companies are working to bring cycling stateside in a big way – and newcomer Peace Bicycles just launched a Kickstarter campaign where you can purchase one of their beautiful Dutch-style cycles and they’ll donate a bike to someone in need. The company’s elegant bikes are comfortable, stylish, practical and affordable – and they come fully loaded with front and rear lights, fenders, a gold bell and more. Read on for a closer look.