BICYCLE DUTCH

All about cycling in the Netherlands

Rolling in the rain

Rain! We almost need to apologize when we draw attention to it nowadays, because, as you know, It Almost Never Rains! But… as will become clear from this post, it … Continue reading

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Crowded cycleways lead to new urban design approach

It was in the news again: Dutch cycleways are getting overcrowded. It was not the first time this made headlines. I have shown you “bicycle traffic jams” before. In 2014 … Continue reading

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Main cycle routes updated in Utrecht

Utrecht has recently upgraded several main cycle routes in the city. In this post I show you the largest part of the route alongside Merwedekanaal. It is part of a … Continue reading

19 January 2016 · 28 Comments

Cycletracks and commercial driveways

Driveways to people’s homes crossing cycleways are not a problem in The Netherlands, but the same goes for commercial driveways. I had already shown you the private driveways long ago, … Continue reading

12 January 2016 · 23 Comments

Motorway removed to bring back the original water

It had been a motorway for over four decades, but now Utrecht has its old city-moat back! What better way to start the new year than with this new beginning … Continue reading

5 January 2016 · 12 Comments

A video review of my 2015 posts and videos

To review 2015 I made a video that includes scenes of all the videos I published this year. It is a good tradition to look back at all that you’ve … Continue reading

29 December 2015 · 10 Comments

Happy Holidays!

It’s almost Christmas and if it weren’t for the darkness and the light decorations everywhere you would hardly be able to tell. The weather doesn’t feel like winter at all. … Continue reading

22 December 2015 · 12 Comments

How to prevent rat running

Bollards have a bad reputation. They are considered dangerous for cycling and indeed many people get injured when they hit one, but bollards also have a very good side. They … Continue reading

15 December 2015 · 23 Comments

Rush hour in the rain

Even though it doesn’t rain quite so much as some people think, we do have rainy days in The Netherlands. So what do you do if you cycle on any … Continue reading

8 December 2015 · 24 Comments

Amsterdam station area redesign

Exiting Amsterdam Central Station will become a completely new experience in the coming years. Amsterdam is updating the street design on the so-called station island and the entire pedestrian route … Continue reading

1 December 2015 · 11 Comments

Watching the Amsterdam ferries

Earlier this week I published a post about the new tunnel in Amsterdam that leads people walking and cycling to the ferries to get across the river IJ to the … Continue reading

26 November 2015 · 13 Comments

Amsterdam Central Station Tunnel

For the first time since the Amsterdam Central Station was built in the 1880s there is now a tunnel to pass straight under it. Last Saturday, 21 November 2015, it … Continue reading

24 November 2015 · 28 Comments
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