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Why cycle alone, when you can do it together?

After all the recent serious posts it is time for a light hearted look at people cycling again. What better place to look for people on their bicycles than the … Continue reading

23 October 2014 · 4 Comments

Iconic bridge for cycling and walking in Purmerend

“A high profile and iconic bridge for Purmerend, that’s what I think we’ve built and that’s what we’ve wanted to build right from the beginning.” In a video documentary, Alderman … Continue reading

2 October 2014 · 10 Comments

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 · 3 Comments

Cycling in the rain

That was asking for trouble, when I showed you the summer was hotter than usual this year. It started to rain from that very moment and it has rained for … Continue reading

4 September 2014 · 25 Comments

Beautiful people passing by on their bicycles

Posts in which I give you the opportunity to watch ordinary people cycling are usually very popular. They form an attractive balance to the posts about infrastructure and they show … Continue reading

14 August 2014 · 25 Comments

Casual cycling in a building site

After all the recent posts on infrastructure, it is time to focus again on who that was all built for: ordinary people on their bicycles. During my lunch break I … Continue reading

17 July 2014 · 14 Comments

Sharing Space well in ʼs-Hertogenbosch

People walking and cycling dominate Visstraat in the historic city centre of ʼs-Hertogenbosch. Until the late 1990s this was an ordinary street designed for motor traffic, but since then it … Continue reading

19 June 2014 · 4 Comments

Bicycle rush hour at Vredenburg, Utrecht

Some weeks ago I had to do a course I didn’t find useful at all. I couldn’t find a good excuse for wriggling out of it, but as it turned … Continue reading

8 May 2014 · 9 Comments

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

17 April 2014 · 10 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

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 · 2 Comments
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