BICYCLE DUTCH

All about cycling in the Netherlands

International Cargo Bike Festival

Last weekend the third edition of the International Cargo Bike Festival in Nijmegen in the Netherlands was a very successful event. With a conference on Saturday and a fair on … Continue reading

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The “Bicycle Apple”

Bicycle parking facilities are not always the most attractive buildings, but there is a very interesting exception in the town of Alphen aan den Rijn: the Fietsappel or Bicycle Apple. … Continue reading

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Best Cycling City of the Netherlands – recap

My series of the nominees of the election to become best cycling city of the Netherlands in 2014 is complete. But the five nominated municipalities were also portrayed by the … Continue reading

9 April 2014 · 7 Comments

A bakfiets compilation

The English term cargo bike has a strong and obvious connection to freight, with that word cargo. The Dutch word bakfiets is more neutral and literally means ‘box bike’. That … Continue reading

3 April 2014 · 3 Comments

First day of Spring cycling

It’s spring! And the first day of spring (on 20th of March this year) was a record-breaking beautiful day, with temperatures of over 21 degrees Celsius. That was great, despite … Continue reading

27 March 2014 · 2 Comments

Almere, nominee for best cycling city

Almere is one of the five nominees to become best Cycling City of the Netherlands in 2014. Chosen from a long-list of 19 municipalities, these five municipalities compete to take … Continue reading

20 March 2014 · 8 Comments

100 years of recreational cycle path building

On the 4th of March it was exactly 100 years ago that the society for the construction of cycle paths in the Gooi and Eemland region was founded. It is … Continue reading

13 March 2014 · 6 Comments

New Traffic Test App for Dutch Children

This year in April about 150,000 Dutch school children will take a traffic test called “Traffic Exam”. It is tradition Dutch school children do this test when they are in … Continue reading

11 March 2014 · 6 Comments

Eindhoven, nominee for best cycling city

Eindhoven is one of the five nominees to become best Cycling City of the Netherlands in 2014. Chosen from a long-list of 19 municipalities, these five municipalities compete to take … Continue reading

6 March 2014 · 11 Comments

Carnival in Oeteldonk

It’s that time of the year again that half of the Netherlands celebrates Carnival and the other half doesn’t. The North part of the country, historically the Calvinistic part, is … Continue reading

3 March 2014 · 1 Comment

Junction design in the Netherlands

One of my most viewed videos is an animation I made in 2011, showing that a common Dutch type of junction design with protected cycle tracks would in principle fit … Continue reading

23 February 2014 · 22 Comments

Enschede, nominee for best cycling city

Enschede is one of the five nominees to become best Cycling City of the Netherlands in 2014. Chosen from a long-list of 19 municipalities, these five municipalities compete to take … Continue reading

20 February 2014 · 5 Comments
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