In this week’s post you can ride along with me in Utrecht. I used my Utrecht bicycle, which is parked in the world’s largest bicycle parking at the station, to cycle to the north of the city. I made this … Continue reading Ride in Utrecht
A band on a bike rode up and down the new bicycle viaducts over the also new turbo-roundabout between Vught and ʼs-Hertogenbosch on Monday morning 20 December last. The second bridge had opened the Friday before, while the first one … Continue reading A new cycling viaduct over an also new turbo-roundabout
There is no normal post this week. I only have my traditional festive video for the holiday season to show you. This year’s holiday season is weird, just like this whole year was weird. In the Netherlands we had a … Continue reading Happy Holidays
It is time again for the traditional review video. I finally feel I can say “traditional” because this is my seventh end-of-the-year compilation video. It contains clips of all 2021 videos. This gives you the opportunity to see what you … Continue reading A compilation of my 2021 posts and videos
For this week’s post I travelled to a part of the Netherlands that I don’t frequently visit (for no particular reason). The cities of Apeldoorn and Deventer, in the provinces of Gelderland and Overijssel respectively, were connected by a fast … Continue reading The Fast Cycle Route from Apeldoorn to Deventer
Utrecht finished the reconstruction of another street. It is a street connecting the historic city centre to the railway station. Finished? Well, not entirely. On one side of the street the construction of a park and some buildings has just … Continue reading Will this place ever be finished?
My ride for this week’s post is on a familiar route. I rode from Tilburg to Oisterwijk again, just like I did almost 10 years ago, on a route that was then already decades old. In the previous video, published … Continue reading Cycling from Tilburg to Oisterwijk (again)
There isn’t a place in the world where people cycle so much on average as in The Netherlands. That is largely because the Dutch have excellent cycling infrastructure. But how did they get this exceptional cycling infrastructure, and why? Continue reading How did the Dutch get their cycle paths?
Although it feels a bit later this this year, the leaves are turning now. What better way to see the beautiful autumn colours than going for a cycle tour on a wonderful sunny Sunday afternoon? When you want to cycle … Continue reading A ride to enjoy the autumn colours
It is considered a station of the future, the completely reconstructed railway station of Driebergen-Zeist (near Utrecht). The station has become even better suited to safely cycle to, park your bicycle and take the train. A level railway crossing was … Continue reading A public transport hub in the forest; station Driebergen-Zeist
Roermond, a city in the south of the Netherlands, had to find a route to traverse the city as part of an over 50 kilometre long fast cycling route that is under development in the province of Limburg. In February … Continue reading Two fast north-south cycling routes to pass Roermond
Cutting a ribbon is not unusual, but doing that with a huge pair of scissors is. Lot van Hooijdonk, the executive council member for sustainable mobility of the city of Utrecht, did have to focus, but she managed to skilfully … Continue reading Why did Utrecht open yet another giant underground bicycle parking garage?