What defines Dutch Cycling?

Cycling is similar all over the world… or is it? Even in utility cycling the Dutch have some cycling habits that are quite exceptional. What defines Dutch cycling? A lighthearted look at cycling in the Netherlands.

Funny, isn’t it? But you have to remember this: a society will only develop habits like these when people do not have to worry about safety. The cycling Dutch are safe because of the excellent cycling infrastructure the country has to offer.

One thought on “What defines Dutch Cycling?

  1. A few weeks ago I saw someone taking a bike to his friend. He was using this second bike to balance while waiting for the red traffic light, without putting one of his feet on the ground. When the light turned green he drove off.

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