All about cycling in the Netherlands

Summer cycling time-lapse

After last week’s highly popular “Eindhoven” post (updated yesterday) that is still making the rounds on the internet and last Monday’s follow-up story about the ’s-Hertogenbosch civil servants cycling to … Continue reading

30 August 2012 · 3 Comments

Cycling to the London Olympics – a follow-up

In the closing weekend of the London Olympics 2012 a group of ‘s-Hertogenbosch civil servants cycled to London and back (a 600 kilometer round trip) to promote the fact that … Continue reading

27 August 2012 · 10 Comments

Spectacular New Floating Cycle Roundabout

The bright white 70 meters (230Ft) tall bridge pylon can be seen from far away. Attached to the top are 24 cables that suspend a large bicycle roundabout, 72 meters … Continue reading

23 August 2012 · 161 Comments

Putting a shirt on while riding a bike

The Dutch are known for doing just about anything while they ride their bikes. Talking in their mobile phones or even texting can be seen a lot. But this is … Continue reading

19 August 2012 · 7 Comments

Cycle path removed in Utrecht

It must be the first time I show you a cycle path that does not exist anymore. Even in the Netherlands sometimes cycle tracks disappear. There was a cycle path … Continue reading

16 August 2012 · 6 Comments

“Separate where needed, mix where possible”

It is a fact that not every street in the Netherlands has separated cycle paths. It is also true that Dutch traffic experts do sometimes say that in road building … Continue reading

9 August 2012 · 7 Comments

Cycling to the London Olympics

Just after mid-day on Thursday 9th August, 23 civil servants of ‘s-Hertogenbosch (aka Den Bosch) started a cycle tour to the Olympics in London. The 600 kilometer 4 day round … Continue reading

9 August 2012 · 10 Comments

Cycling in the Czech Republic

Last week I spent some time abroad. It is always good to step out of your normal routines and why don’t we do it in this blog as well. In … Continue reading

2 August 2012 · 25 Comments