All about cycling in the Netherlands

Seeing how the neighbours do it

Last Monday I had a few hours to spare while in London. The perfect opportunity to go and see all the traffic situations I ‘knew’ from following the blogs about … Continue reading

30 April 2012 · 18 Comments

Looking down on cyclists

As it turns out it can be very enjoyable to look down on cyclists…. As long as it is from a helicopter! One of my readers recently informed me that a … Continue reading

23 April 2012 · 5 Comments

Barbie as a role model

Some days ago I waited for a traffic light in the center of Utrecht and suddenly looked into the eyes of a Barbie doll sitting on top of the light. … Continue reading

16 April 2012 · 6 Comments

“I was only speeding slightly”

As part of a long running campaign to make road users aware of their own influence on road safety the Dutch Ministry for infrastructure and the environment recently launched a … Continue reading

13 April 2012 · 18 Comments

25 Ways to cross a major road

Two weeks ago I showed you that major roads do not have to be major barriers for cyclists by giving you an example of a big junction in Utrecht. But … Continue reading

9 April 2012 · 16 Comments

Bicycle parking restrictions in the Netherlands

With a bike share of transportation that is unique in the world come “problems” that are equally unique. At least some municipalities in the Netherlands see a problem in the … Continue reading

2 April 2012 · 9 Comments