BICYCLE DUTCH

All about cycling in the Netherlands

Wooden cycle bridge in Harderwijk

An exceptional new wooden cycle bridge can be found in the town of Harderwijk on the former Zuiderzee (now IJsselmeer). It was opened on 11 December 2014 by several aldermen … Continue reading

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Main cycle route in a city expansion

Cycling in the newest parts of cities and towns in The Netherlands is almost always very convenient. That is because these areas were designed with cycling in mind from the … Continue reading

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First Garden Bridge in The Netherlands opened

A park on legs is how some describe it. The exceptional new pedestrian and cycle bridge in ʼs-Hertogenbosch that connects the historic city centre to the Paleiskwartier (Palace Quarter). This … Continue reading

16 June 2015 · 17 Comments

Bicycle Parking Guidance System in Utrecht

Dynamic parking guidance systems are well-known all over the world, for cars at least. Utrecht has just started using such a system to guide people to bicycle parking facilities and … Continue reading

9 June 2015 · 10 Comments

Cycling alongside the Máximakanaal (2)

Two months ago I showed you the new cycle route alongside the new Máximakanaal. I shot the video on the very first Sunday it was open and that gave a … Continue reading

6 June 2015 · 5 Comments

Bicycle parking at Delft Central Station

Delft is now one of the Dutch cities with a bicycle parking facility to park 5,000 bicycles at the railway station. The symbiosis of the train and the bicycle is … Continue reading

2 June 2015 · 26 Comments

Amsterdam commute by bicycle

A friend of mine lives in the Amsterdam neighbourhood “De Pijp” and works outside Amsterdam. Like many people who live in the centre of Dutch cities he doesn’t own a … Continue reading

29 May 2015 · 14 Comments

Velosipedization of Saint Petersburg

Велосипедизация Санкт-Петербурга – Velosipedization of Saint Petersburg, is an organisation that wants to promote cycling in Russia’s second largest city. This organisation invited me to speak on their second annual … Continue reading

26 May 2015 · 4 Comments

Cycling with babies and toddlers

Some people think large bridges or other exceptional infrastructure is what draws people to this blog, but no, it’s the babies. No really, the most viewed post is the one … Continue reading

19 May 2015 · 16 Comments

A steel suspension bridge for cycling in Tilburg

To give people the opportunity to cycle to their work place much easier, the city of Tilburg built a beautiful steel suspension bridge for cycling and walking only. Located to … Continue reading

12 May 2015 · 5 Comments

Bicycle ride in a smaller town

Back to a basic type of bicycle infrastructure. After my posts showing exceptional cycle infrastructure in Den Bosch and Naaldwijk, a failed 1990s experiment with a bicycle street, a failed … Continue reading

5 May 2015 · 31 Comments

Saint Petersburg cycling conference

Saint Petersburg in Russia will host an International Cycling Conference on the 15th and 16th of May next. The conference is titled “Urban Sustainable Traffic and the Use of Bicycles” … Continue reading

3 May 2015 · 5 Comments
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