All about cycling in the Netherlands

Best Cycle City of the Netherlands 2014 competitors

The Dutch Cyclists’ Union (Fietsersbond) announced which cities and municipalities have signed up for the competition to become the best Cycle City of the Netherlands (Fietsstad) 2014 and take over … Continue reading

26 July 2013 · 7 Comments

Testing road surfaces in Vught

The Vught chapter of the Cyclists’ Union* organised a 20 kilometre cycle tour through the town of Vught to test and rate the quality of road surfaces of the (cycling) … Continue reading

25 July 2013 · 2 Comments

Summer cycling in the Netherlands

It’s really Summer in the Netherlands right now. With lots of sun and temperatures of 32 degrees Celsius (90F) it is great to create your own cooling breeze while you … Continue reading

23 July 2013 · 8 Comments

Bicycle Underpass Rijksmuseum Amsterdam

It was opened on the 13th of July, 1885, the magnificent national museum of the Netherlands; the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. And it was festively re-opened on April 13th this year, … Continue reading

18 July 2013 · 16 Comments

Americans getting inspired by the Dutch

It’s summer time, the time for travels! I know a number of Americans who are visiting the Netherlands right now. To see how the Dutch are cycling and to get … Continue reading

14 July 2013 · 6 Comments

Parking your bike at home

Convenience is one of the main reasons for the Dutch to cycle as much as they do. They take their bike to go shopping because it is easier, faster and … Continue reading

11 July 2013 · 15 Comments

Cycling with a baby

See also the newer post about cycling with babies and toddlers! To the Dutch there’s nothing more natural than cycling with their children. Manufacturers of Dutch baby front bike seats … Continue reading

4 July 2013 · 37 Comments