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All about cycling in the Netherlands

Riding from Delft to The Hague in the dark

It is never fun to discover that your train service is suspended due to upgrading works and you will have to use a bus instead. I hate being on a … Continue reading

11 December 2019 · 5 Comments

The curved cycle bridge of Beek

A very nice curved cycle bridge was built near Maastricht – Aachen airport. This is a bridge in the fast cycle route from Maastricht to Sittard-Geleen in the extreme south … Continue reading

4 December 2019 · 1 Comment

Riding in Autumn

Autumn is the time of year associated with decay, with rain and wind, but when the sun is out, shining from just over the horizon, on the leaves in many … Continue reading

27 November 2019 · 8 Comments

Five cycle tunnels in the province of Utrecht

A beautiful new bicycle tunnel was officially opened last Thursday in De Bilt by representatives of the Province of Utrecht and the municipality of De Bilt. The new tunnel is … Continue reading

20 November 2019 · 4 Comments

Road versus tree (the tree won!)

In Vught there is an almost 100 year old beech tree that had survived World War II as a sapling. Decades later it was carefully spared when the motorway it … Continue reading

13 November 2019 · Leave a comment

Fast cycle route Valkenswaard – Waalre – Eindhoven

A possibility to cycle to work in 15 to 30 minutes; when you live in Valkenswaard and work in Eindhoven, the cycle route on the old railway line offers you … Continue reading

6 November 2019 · 2 Comments

Cycle Tour of Freedom

The city of ʼs-Hertogenbosch celebrated that it has been free for 75 years. The 10-day-long festivities to mark the end of World War II (in the last week of October … Continue reading

30 October 2019 · 3 Comments

Cycling through a museum

You may think cycling through a museum was already possible in the Netherlands. Indeed there is an underpass under the Amsterdam Rijksmuseum*, but the Dutch are taking it a step … Continue reading

23 October 2019 · 5 Comments

The A2 motorway no longer divides Maastricht

Not too long ago the A2 motorway split the city of Maastricht in two. The internationally important road connection cut off the east of the city from the centre. The … Continue reading

16 October 2019 · 17 Comments

The battle for the Ferdinand Bolstraat

The Ferdinand Bolstraat is an interesting street in Amsterdam. Part of it is car-free now, another part is almost car-free. In the 1970s it was still considered a main arterial … Continue reading

9 October 2019 · 7 Comments

Cycling from Scheveningen to The Hague

Recently I cycled to the sea side resort and former fishing town of Scheveningen (now part of The Hague) and I noticed the road to the beach had completely changed … Continue reading

2 October 2019 · 5 Comments

The Numbered Junction Network for recreational cycling

Have you ever used a map while cycling in a foreign country? Trying to find villages with names you can barely pronounce not to mention remember? In the Netherlands and … Continue reading

25 September 2019 · 2 Comments

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