BICYCLE DUTCH

All about cycling in the Netherlands

Cycling alongside two canals

Although we try to separate the routes for motor traffic and cycling as much as possible in the Netherlands, combining other types of infrastructure is often a good idea. On … Continue reading

16 October 2018 · 1 Comment

Cycling in The Hague

People cycling near the central station of The Hague in the afternoon rush hour, that is the theme of this week’s post. When I was early for an evening meeting* … Continue reading

9 October 2018 · 5 Comments

Has ’s-Hertogenbosch forgotten this old road?

A 700-metre-long stretch of a dual carriageway road lies abandoned in the town of ’s-Hertogenbosch. A long time ago this used to be the main route to Nijmegen (via Hintham). … Continue reading

2 October 2018 · 5 Comments

Can a ride in Hilversum explain why I don’t own a car?

When I had a meeting on a location in Hilversum the other day I went by bicycle. Hilversum is about 70 kilometres (about 43 miles) from my home but that … Continue reading

25 September 2018 · 10 Comments

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 · 9 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 · 6 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
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