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Tag Archives: recreational cycling

Cycling through the heath

Three years ago I showed you how I had cycled through the heath with all the heather in full bloom near Hilversum in North-Holland. That was also the last time … Continue reading

18 September 2014 · 2 Comments

A ride on a country road… in the city

On a beautiful summer’s day, I filmed a ride on what appears to be a small country road. But this country road is special, it is in the middle of … Continue reading

30 May 2013 · 7 Comments

Recreational cycle routes in Utrecht

In my last post I showed you how ’s-Hertogenbosch has recently renewed and elaborated the city’s system of wayfinding signs for people on bicycles. The city placed 888 signs to … Continue reading

8 April 2013 · 3 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

Cycling along the sandy beaches of the North Sea

The North Sea coast in the Netherlands is a beautiful area for recreation, especially for cycling. The entire coastline consists of sandy beaches. Between those beaches and the better known … Continue reading

24 July 2012 · 7 Comments

Recreational cycle rush hour

The second day of Pentecost a.k.a. Whit Monday is a holiday in the Netherlands. This year it was beautiful cycle weather! So I placed my camera on a tripod next … Continue reading

18 June 2012 · 11 Comments

Cycling through the heath

Some weeks ago the heath was in full bloom all over the Netherlands. Not knowing it from each other David Hembrow and I decided to cycle through the heath in … Continue reading

27 October 2011 · 3 Comments

Let’s cycle to the beach

Thousands of people took their bicycles and went to the beaches last weekend in the Netherlands. For many it was a long weekend starting with Ascension day on Thursday. The … Continue reading

9 June 2011 · Leave a comment

Weekend Cycling in the Netherlands

One of the first weekends of 2010 with lovely weather brought out all the cyclists in the Netherlands. Young, old, racers, whole families, groups of friends and grandparents with grandchildren. … Continue reading

28 May 2010 · Leave a comment

Netherlands’ Numbered Junction Bicycle Network

The Netherlands has a bicycle network of numbered junctions that can be used to plot a (recreational) cycle route. The advantage over previous systems is the great freedom with which … Continue reading

1 March 2010 · Leave a comment

Recreational cycling in the Netherlands – 2

A tour in the countryside on a Saturday. Recreational cycling is very popular in the Netherlands. There is an elaborate system of “cycle junctions”. The “cycle junctions” are numbered. From … Continue reading

14 June 2009 · Leave a comment

Recreational cycling in the Netherlands – 1

On the second day of Pentecost (June 1, 2009) it was this year’s first summer day in the Netherlands. Since this is a holiday in the Netherlands everybody went outside … Continue reading

7 June 2009 · Leave a comment
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