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All about cycling in the Netherlands

An impression of cycling in Antwerp

Billet en français Just before the Corona crisis hit Europe and crossing the Belgian border as a tourist became illegal, I spent five days in Antwerp. On one of those … Continue reading

15 April 2020 · 6 Comments

Riding from Amstelveen to the University of Amsterdam

The morning rush hour in Amsterdam is not something I have ever filmed myself (yet). When I started this blog other bloggers were covering Amsterdam but I also never really … Continue reading

8 April 2020 · 7 Comments

Fast Cycle Route ʼs-Hertogenbosch – Waalwijk

The fast cycle route from ʼs-Hertogenbosch to Waalwijk is part of the elaborate system of (planned) intercity cycling routes in the province of Brabant in the South of the Netherlands. … Continue reading

1 April 2020 · 4 Comments

Cycling during lockdown

Billet en français This would have been such a special year for the Netherlands. In 2020 we would be the centre of the world’s attention with the Eurovision Song Contest, … Continue reading

25 March 2020 · 8 Comments

Going back to the Utrecht Mariaplaats

We’re all witnessing unprecedented events around the world. I find it stunning to see how quickly our “normal” can change! Less than two weeks ago I filmed the evening rush … Continue reading

18 March 2020 · Leave a comment

What was this winter like?

Snow on the morning of the 26th of February last! Surprisingly, this was only the very first snow of the entire winter of 2019/2020 in the Netherlands. For that reason … Continue reading

11 March 2020 · 6 Comments

Veenendaal is Cycling city 2020 of the Netherlands

Veenendaal was pronounced Fietsstad 2020 (Cycling City 2020) last Friday. The result of a national survey, in which over 45,000 people answered 26 questions about the cycling climate in their … Continue reading

4 March 2020 · 4 Comments

Is cycling priority on roundabouts a good idea?

Billet en français Roundabouts are much safer than regular intersections. There is not much debate about that fact in the Netherlands. But when it comes to the priority rules on … Continue reading

26 February 2020 · 17 Comments

Winter Cycling Congress 2020 in Joensuu

Billet en français The city of Joensuu was host to the international Winter Cycling Conference 2020. With temperatures as low as -13 degrees and weather conditions ranging from sunny clear … Continue reading

19 February 2020 · 6 Comments

Cycling in the Finnish snow

Billet en français In the past two weeks I was in Finland, thinking: ‘When the snow doesn’t come to me, I will go to the snow instead!’ That wasn’t the … Continue reading

12 February 2020 · 16 Comments

Cheerful art in a cycle tunnel

Billet en français Most cycle tunnels in the Netherlands have a work of art on their walls. One of the reasons is that art makes the tunnels less scary. A … Continue reading

5 February 2020 · 4 Comments

Rush hour at dawn

Billet en français It’s been a while since I showed you a morning rush hour. It is always good to take a step back every now and then. I often … Continue reading

29 January 2020 · 11 Comments

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