All about cycling in the Netherlands

A new cycling underpass in Utrecht

Utrecht opened a new cycling underpass in the canal route through the city on the rainy morning of 1 December 2020. The underpass replaces the only remaining at-grade intersection in … Continue reading

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Ride on the Eindhoven ‘Slowlane’

For my ninth and – officially – last extra ride we stay in Eindhoven, where I showed you the Tegenbosch bridge in last week’s post. As I mentioned in that … Continue reading

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A huge new cycling bridge in Eindhoven

The city of Eindhoven is building a reputation of making bold statements with large pieces of cycling infrastructure. After the world famous floating cycling roundabout, the Hovenring, and the 37 … Continue reading

25 November 2020 · 4 Comments

Ride in ʼs-Hertogenbosch

For this week’s extra post I rode around in my hometown ʼs-Hertogenbosch, including through the intersection of my last post. This ride was filmed on a Friday afternoon early September … Continue reading

23 November 2020 · Leave a comment

A reconstructed intersection in ʼs-Hertogenbosch

The city of ʼs-Hertogenbosch redesigned a major intersection. Until the 1970s this intersection was part of the main north-south route in the country. Fortunately, most through traffic now uses the … Continue reading

18 November 2020 · 4 Comments

Ride on the Greenport Bikeway

For ride number seven of nine I cycled the Greenport Bikeway again. This was the first fast cycle route to be opened in the province of Limburg in 2015. I … Continue reading

16 November 2020 · Leave a comment

A curved cycle viaduct in Venlo

The curved cycle viaduct in this post livens up an otherwise rather boring looking industrial area under development in Venlo in the Netherlands. The bridge is almost a year old … Continue reading

11 November 2020 · 2 Comments

A ride to Vlijmen into the wind

When you don’t own a car you need to consider how to take every single journey. Is the place I need to go to at cycling distance or can I … Continue reading

9 November 2020 · 5 Comments

Reconstruction of a former main street in Utrecht

The city of Utrecht finished yet another reconstructed street. The Voorstraat used to be the main east-west route through the city centre for centuries, but ever since that route was … Continue reading

4 November 2020 · 4 Comments

A ride in Emmen

The bridge in Emmen from last week’s post was about 15 minutes cycling from the railway station. After I had filmed the bridge I filmed the ride back. This is … Continue reading

2 November 2020 · 1 Comment

A stylish cycle viaduct in Emmen

Two intersections in the east circular road around Emmen (a town in the north-east of the Netherlands) were upgraded in 2014. To improve the flow of motor traffic the formerly … Continue reading

28 October 2020 · 2 Comments

Ride on the future fast cycle route from ʼs-Hertogenbosch to Zaltbommel

A future fast cycle route will be linking Zaltbommel in Gelderland to ʼs-Hertogenbosch in North-Brabant. The 15 kilometre route will be built from 2020 to 2022 for a budget of … Continue reading

26 October 2020 · 6 Comments