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Tag Archives: cycle paths

Cycle route update: it’s all in the details

Cycle routes in the Netherlands are constantly being updated. Wanting to keep things tidy and in a good order is a Dutch trait and you see that reflected in the … Continue reading

21 August 2014 · 25 Comments

How come there are no pot holes in the Netherlands?

“How come there are no pot holes in the Netherlands?“ Every time I show Dutch infrastructure to foreign guests that question keeps coming back. And it’s not just people with … Continue reading

15 May 2014 · 26 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 · 7 Comments

Ride into the city: 5 kilometres priority

Cycling must be convenient and fast to be a viable alternative to the car. The Dutch achieve a very high average speed for cycling because you can cycle almost non-stop … Continue reading

30 January 2014 · 36 Comments

Simon Stevinweg, ʼs-Hertogenbosch

Simon Stevinweg is a major east-west route in the city of ʼs-Hertogenbosch. It is a typical through route for the Netherlands. Two lanes for motor traffic and two separated one-way … Continue reading

25 September 2013 · 7 Comments

Drainage in the Netherlands

Some people notice things in my videos that even I don’t, or they ask questions about stuff I had never really given much thought before. The Dutch drainage system is … Continue reading

6 June 2013 · 17 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

Riding in The Hague

Two weeks ago I showed you a huge junction in The Hague, which was actually only one junction in a much longer route. This week I’d like to show you … Continue reading

24 January 2013 · 12 Comments

Who else benefits from the Dutch cycling infrastructure

Every now and then one of my videos shows someone in a mobility scooter using the cycle paths. This is usually completely by chance and to most Dutch this is … Continue reading

6 December 2012 · 22 Comments

Budapest Bike Weekend

If you follow me on Twitter you know that I was in Budapest last weekend. The Hungarian Cyclists’ Club (Magyar Kerékpárosklub) invited four Dutch experts from different fields of expertise … Continue reading

27 September 2012 · 9 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

Cycling in Eindhoven

A few weeks ago I showed you the new floating roundabout of Eindhoven and it got a lot of attention. But of course a city’s cycling climate cannot be measured … Continue reading

13 September 2012 · 4 Comments
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