BICYCLE DUTCH

All about cycling in the Netherlands

Monthly Archives: February, 2013

Cycle Bridge Enschede

Slender and stylish are probably the most fitting words to describe the cycle bridge at the edge of Enschede, a university city in the east of the Netherlands. The bridge … Continue reading

28 February 2013 · 18 Comments

The Moped Menace in the Netherlands

More than half of Amsterdam’s over 25,000 so-called ‘light’ moped riders admits they ‘almost always’ ride too fast. That was the news of this week. But it wasn’t really news. The … Continue reading

23 February 2013 · 43 Comments

Strict liability in the Netherlands

It is a myth that is really only believed outside the Netherlands: “Because there is strict liability in the Netherlands, drivers are more cautious around cyclists, and that leads to … Continue reading

21 February 2013 · 22 Comments

Cycling to the dentist

In the Netherlands people cycle for all kinds of every day purposes and I am no exception. So when I need to go to the dentist I get on my … Continue reading

14 February 2013 · 11 Comments

Pedestrian and bicycle bridge ‘Rijnhavenbrug’ in Rotterdam

It is not often that the opening of a pedestrian and bicycle bridge draws a crowd, especially not on a freezing Winter afternoon. But for the festive opening of the … Continue reading

7 February 2013 · 2 Comments
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