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Spectacular Zoetermeer Cycle Bridge

Never before was a picture re-tweeted, discussed and re-published so often as the one I took last Friday of the new cycle bridge in Zoetermeer near The Hague. I usually … Continue reading

16 January 2014 · 13 Comments

Submerged Bicycle Bridge in Haarlem

The city of Haarlem wanted to create a barrier free passage where a main arterial route for motor traffic and a main cycle route along a river bank crossed each … Continue reading

19 September 2013 · 19 Comments

Nijmegen Cycle Bridge revisited

Yesterday 9 years ago, on the 15th of May 2004, the then Dutch minister of Transport, Carla Peijs, opened a cycle bridge. Of course a minister doesn’t show up to … Continue reading

16 May 2013 · 11 Comments

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

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

Three little things

“Long Live Amsterdam” The Amsterdam based newspaper ‘Het Parool’ has a small corner for short letters. Limited to 69 words, people are encouraged to share something with the readers. This … Continue reading

1 November 2012 · 7 Comments

A wooden bicycle drawbridge in ’s-Hertogenbosch

Last Sunday was a beautiful sunny Autumn day in the Netherlands. A perfect day for a leisurely ride. I rode out without any plans, simply enjoying the weather, when I … Continue reading

11 October 2012 · 15 Comments

Conquering barriers in Dordrecht

The Netherlands is a country of water. The Dutch consider all this water both a friend and a foe. Water is great to use for recreation and to transport goods. … Continue reading

20 September 2012 · 7 Comments

Hartelfietsbrug near Rotterdam

The longest cycle bridge of South-Holland. That’s how the media introduced the brand new 600 meter (1968.5ft) long cycle bridge that was opened on 26th October last. It connects the … Continue reading

15 December 2011 · Leave a comment

Berlagebrug, Amsterdam (Netherlands)

The cycle paths on Berlage bridge in Amsterdam weren’t always there. A little look into the history of this bridge.

11 October 2011 · Leave a comment

Nescio Bridge Amsterdam

The Amsterdam Nesciobrug (Nescio Bridge) features in the promotional video for the Dutch Cycling Embassy. The longest cycle bridge of the Netherlands* was completed in the summer of 2006 and … Continue reading

6 October 2011 · 3 Comments

Temporary Bicycle Bridges in the Netherlands (’s-Hertogenbosch)

When road works take place in the Netherlands local councils make sure cycling can continue, even if that means that temporary bicycle bridges have to be built. In this video … Continue reading

28 January 2010 · Leave a comment
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