A new bicycle parking garage under the water in front of Amsterdam Central Station was officially opened last Wednesday. A day later it was open to the public. The parking facility can house 7,000 bicycles and there are also several … Continue reading Amsterdam opened a new bicycle parking facility, underwater!
For this week’s post I cycled a large part of the so-called Binnenring (Inner Ring) in Amsterdam. This is a new cycle route right around the historic city centre of the city, that is currently under development. Where possible the … Continue reading Amsterdam’s new ‘Inner Ring’ will be a cycle street
Happy New Year to everyone! In this first post of 2023 I would like to share some updated figures with you. The last time I looked at the figures of cycling and mobility in the Netherlands was in January 2020 … Continue reading How did the pandemic influence cycling in the Netherlands?
Yet another year (almost) over. And what a special year this was. The measures for Covid mostly behind us (at least here in the Netherlands), a terrible war in Europe that made and makes millions suffer and for me personally … Continue reading The year 2022 in review
The organisation promoting cycling for the city of The Hague, Den Haag Fietst, organised a festive Bicycle Lights Parade in the first weekend after the clocks had been turned back to standard time. At the end of Daylight Savings Time … Continue reading Bicycle Lights Parade in The Hague
I put a great cycling bridge in Amsterdam to music. Just because it is the fifth Wednesday of the month and that is neither a post Wednesday (I only post on the first and third Wednesdays of the month) nor … Continue reading The Amsterdam Nescio Bridge Revisited
This is a post about a border crossing international cycle route. Although Belgium and the Netherlands are direct neighbours, this cycle route from Tilburg to Turnhout crosses that international border nine times! The cycle route is on the former railway … Continue reading One cycle route, nine border crossings
Every now and then I visit cities across the border for my blog. This time we’re revisiting Antwerp. I last published about this Belgian city when I had visited it just before the Covid crisis hit Europe, early March 2020. … Continue reading An award winning cycling bridge in Antwerp
Some of my posts take shape by accident. This is one such post. I wanted to film for an upcoming post at a location south of the Beneluxtunnel in Schiedam. The nearest place to rent an OV-Fiets would be the … Continue reading A ride from Schiedam to Rotterdam
There would not be a post this week, normally, but I found something! An old video that I uploaded to YouTube in February 2016, but that I had never made public. Interestingly enough it starts at the exact location of … Continue reading A before and after in Utrecht
The world’s largest bicycle parking garage has had an upgrade in the Summer of 2022. Almost three years after it was fully opened cracks appeared in the concrete of the floors. These cracks were not dangerous, but they had to … Continue reading Minor upgrades to the world’s largest bicycle parking garage in Utrecht
Amersfoort is the second major city in the province of Utrecht. The city is growing rapidly and with its current 165,000 inhabitants Amersfoort is the 15th largest city in the Netherlands. To keep its new expansions accessible, the city is … Continue reading Main cycle route from Nijkerk to Amersfoort