All about cycling in the Netherlands

Cycling along the sandy beaches of the North Sea

The North Sea coast in the Netherlands is a beautiful area for recreation, especially for cycling. The entire coastline consists of sandy beaches. Between those beaches and the better known … Continue reading

24 July 2012 · 10 Comments

Of US students and a Spanish Award

Monday 16th July 2012 was a very special day for me! Professor Furth of Northeastern University in Boston had invited me to give a presentation to his students, while they … Continue reading

17 July 2012 · 14 Comments

Before and After – ’s-Hertogenbosch (3)

A before and after in Maerlantstraat in ‘s-Hertogenbosch (a.k.a. Den Bosch) in the Netherlands. A main cycle route that went through an “ordinary residential street”. For motorised traffic the street … Continue reading

12 July 2012 · 9 Comments

Shopping by bike

The Dutch cycle for any reason so of course also for their daily shopping. All the things you need to make shopping by bike an attractive option are: a population … Continue reading

5 July 2012 · 16 Comments

Love Britain, go Dutch… in 1935

It can sometimes be incredibly enlightening to look into the past. The following is from a 77 year old Dutch newspaper article. If you look past the old-fashioned language and … Continue reading

2 July 2012 · 10 Comments