All about cycling in the Netherlands

Cycling past red lights; it’s often legal in the Netherlands

Once again the world was getting excited about something that has been common practice for decades in the Netherlands. It was worldwide news earlier this year: Paris was to allow … Continue reading

25 October 2012 · 27 Comments

Cycling from the University to the Center of Utrecht

In 2011 it was commemorated that it had been 50 years since Utrecht University started moving out of the city center to a rural area to the east of the … Continue reading

18 October 2012 · 16 Comments

A wooden bicycle drawbridge in ’s-Hertogenbosch

Last Sunday was a beautiful sunny Autumn day in the Netherlands. A perfect day for a leisurely ride. I rode out without any plans, simply enjoying the weather, when I … Continue reading

11 October 2012 · 16 Comments

Cycling “in the Dutch Mountains”

“Flat as a pancake” is the phrase often used to describe the Dutch landscape. That is correct for a large part of the country, certainly for the provinces North and … Continue reading

4 October 2012 · 14 Comments