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All about cycling in the Netherlands

Another reconstructed city centre street in Utrecht

Retailers in the Utrecht shopping street Oudkerkhof are very pleased with how their street was reconstructed. Some seem to think it was done at their request. But this transformation was … Continue reading

18 September 2018 · 8 Comments

A new bridge in a residential area

It was freezing cold and everything was covered in a white coat of snow when this new bridge was festively opened for pedestrians and cycling early March this year. To … Continue reading

11 September 2018 · 5 Comments

Another relaxed Boxtel bike ride

Another relaxed ride in the town of Boxtel in this week’s blogpost. I showed you an example in that town in an earlier blog post. That was a ride on … Continue reading

4 September 2018 · 3 Comments

Can Sydney Go Dutch?

When I posted on Facebook that I would spend my holidays in Australia this year, I soon received a message from someone of the city of Sydney. “Would it be … Continue reading

28 August 2018 · 3 Comments

New cycle bridge at Nigtevecht

A brand-new cycle bridge over the Amsterdam Rhine Canal, between the villages of Nigtevecht and Abcoude can be used since early August. Since I was in Australia at the time, … Continue reading

21 August 2018 · 4 Comments

Riding in the dark

The days are incredibly long in the Dutch summer. At the end of June there is daylight from about 4 am to 11 pm. And yet I managed to ride … Continue reading

14 August 2018 · 10 Comments

Meanwhile in the town of Houten

The town of Houten is the current titleholder in the biennial election of the “best place to cycle in the Netherlands”. The town won the election organised by the Cyclists’ … Continue reading

7 August 2018 · 2 Comments

Going for a swim

The nearest swimming pool from my home where I can do some exercise is in Vught, an easy bike ride away. I have shown the ride back in the dark … Continue reading

31 July 2018 · 8 Comments

A Bicycle Roundabout in Boxtel

The town of Boxtel has a most peculiar piece of infrastructure; a bicycle roundabout. It is silly, mainly because it is never a good idea to treat people cycling like … Continue reading

24 July 2018 · 9 Comments

A new cycle bridge in Zwolle

Zwolle has yet another big cycle bridge; the Zalnébrug. This new bridge spans the N35 right at the edge of the built-up area in the south-east of the city. The … Continue reading

17 July 2018 · 5 Comments

Fast Cycle route MaasWaalpad partly opened

The Maaswaalpad is another beautiful fast cycle route in the Nijmegen region. It was named after the rivers it connects, the Maas (Meuse) and the Waal. The name is also … Continue reading

10 July 2018 · 11 Comments

Inclusive cycling on special needs tricycles

Cycling in the Netherlands is very inclusive. It isn’t restricted to the daring young men who can get up to speed and who are fearless in the busy urban traffic. … Continue reading

3 July 2018 · 10 Comments
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