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All about cycling in the Netherlands

What does red asphalt look like after many years of use?

One thing that keeps impressing people is the state (and colour) of the surfaces of the cycleways in the Netherlands. The bright red colour of fresh cycleway asphalt stands out … Continue reading

3 June 2020 · 8 Comments

More food deliveries by bicycle in the Corona crisis

How our streets look is perhaps what changed most dramatically in this pandemic. Unfortunately, the bright blue skies from the beginning of the lockdown are no longer so clear now … Continue reading

27 May 2020 · Leave a comment

Cycling to the ‘Dutch Sahara’

This is the fourth and final report of the longer rides I made on my free Wednesdays during the first month of the Corona crisis. After four such rides I … Continue reading

20 May 2020 · 5 Comments

A grade-separated roundabout in Rosmalen

The on-going pandemic still forces me to stay as close to home as possible, which limits my blog post topics. But I do trust many of you will find this … Continue reading

13 May 2020 · 6 Comments

Ride along to a nature reserve

Billet en français Some European countries are just starting to relax the rules on being out and about. In the Netherlands we were fortunate enough to be allowed to go … Continue reading

6 May 2020 · 4 Comments

A huge transformation in ʼs-Hertogenbosch

Billet en français The current crisis, with the stay at home policy, forced me to be inventive in finding topics for new blog posts. That is why I browsed through … Continue reading

29 April 2020 · 12 Comments

Cycling in a forest of a nature reserve

Billet en français With the obligation to stay home as much as possible and the urgent advice to only use public transport for important jobs I am not able or … Continue reading

22 April 2020 · 3 Comments

An impression of cycling in Antwerp

Billet en français Just before the Corona crisis hit Europe and crossing the Belgian border as a tourist became illegal, I spent five days in Antwerp. On one of those … Continue reading

15 April 2020 · 6 Comments

Riding from Amstelveen to the University of Amsterdam

The morning rush hour in Amsterdam is not something I have ever filmed myself (yet). When I started this blog other bloggers were covering Amsterdam but I also never really … Continue reading

8 April 2020 · 7 Comments

Fast Cycle Route ʼs-Hertogenbosch – Waalwijk

The fast cycle route from ʼs-Hertogenbosch to Waalwijk is part of the elaborate system of (planned) intercity cycling routes in the province of Brabant in the South of the Netherlands. … Continue reading

1 April 2020 · 4 Comments

Cycling during lockdown

Billet en français This would have been such a special year for the Netherlands. In 2020 we would be the centre of the world’s attention with the Eurovision Song Contest, … Continue reading

25 March 2020 · 8 Comments

Going back to the Utrecht Mariaplaats

We’re all witnessing unprecedented events around the world. I find it stunning to see how quickly our “normal” can change! Less than two weeks ago I filmed the evening rush … Continue reading

18 March 2020 · Leave a comment

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