Bicycling & weather: The effect of weather related factors on bicycle commuters in Stavanger, Norway
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- Master's theses (SV-NHS) 
Bicyclists and bicycle commuters in many parts of the world face various challenges congenital simultaneously non-motorized transportation and car-centric roadways. Bicycle commuters in west coastal city Stavanger of Norway confront the obstructions of the north Scandinavian climate in addition, which makes bicycling exceedingly a seasonal activity. On the other hand, bicyclists in Stavanger keep on facing limitations of transportations, particularly when defeating northern weather conditions. The purpose of this study was to focus on the leading concerns for bicyclists in Stavanger with the aim of identifying and perceiving distinctive challenges by various weather conditions, which can be defeated by policy, behavioral and infrastructural improvement. The researcher examined the issues surrounded around bicyclists in Stavanger through in-depth contented exploration of transcripts from focus groups and individual interviews. Therefore, precipitation, wind, cold temperatures, inclement road conditions, limited daylight hours and wind were determined as unregulated obstructions for bicyclists all around the year. These obstructions have set the parabolic resistance on many potential bicycling trips. The dealing of such issues was identified to be identical to individual bicyclists that stood on perceptions of cyclists on subtle variations in weather conditions on individual easement and safety.
Master's thesis in International hotel and tourism management