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All about cycling in the Netherlands

A week of national holidays

This is the week of national holidays in the Netherlands. Last Thursday it was King’s Day and later this week, on Friday the 5th May, we celebrate Liberation Day, with … Continue reading

2 May 2017 · 1 Comment

Riding on a bicycle overpass

Watch some people cycling on the big cycle overpass between ʼs-Hertogenbosch and Rosmalen, which opened exactly two years ago in April 2015. These images were filmed on an ordinary Sunday … Continue reading

18 April 2017 · 9 Comments

Rotterdam (encore)

As announced, no ordinary big elaborate post this week. But… I happened to be in Rotterdam yet again last Saturday, this time for a family visit. On the prior visits … Continue reading

24 January 2017 · 1 Comment

Sustainable or Systematic Safety

Peter G. Furth, professor Civil and Environmental Engineering at Northeastern University in Boston, asked me to help him create a video to explain the Dutch system that aims to make … Continue reading

10 January 2017 · 27 Comments

Bicycles for refugees

Loud cheers and applause could be heard near the ʼs-Hertogenbosch cathedral last Saturday, every time someone arrived pushing a second bicycle. Clearly, that second bicycle was going to be donated … Continue reading

19 July 2016 · 8 Comments

Happy Valentine’s Day

Just a little video to wish all those who like to hear it a very happy Valentine’s Day! Happy Valentine’s Day And this was the Twitter Valentine’s Wish of the … Continue reading

14 February 2016 · 10 Comments

German version of one of my videos

You can now see one of my videos with a narration in German. Many of my videos already have subtitles in a range of languages, but in Germany people are … Continue reading

8 February 2016 · 8 Comments

Construction of a town to town cycle path

Koen is one of my Dutch followers and he documented the construction of a rural cycle path between the villages of Leusden and Achterveld in the province of Utrecht. He … Continue reading

2 June 2014 · 14 Comments

Bicycle route in the snow, ’s-Hertogenbosch

This main cycle route from the north of the city of ‘s-Hertogenbosch (aka Den Bosch) to the centre in the south is completely cleared of snow and ice during winter. … Continue reading

8 February 2012 · Leave a comment

Ride from ’s-Hertogenbosch to Vughtse Heide

Bicycle ride from ‘s-Hertogenbosch aka Den Bosch to Vughtse Heide (Heath of Vught). A 15 minute ride shown 5 times as fast. We see all kinds of bike infrastructure but … Continue reading

10 January 2012 · Leave a comment

Cycle infrastructure in ’s-Hertogenbosch

A short ride in ‘s-Hertogenbosch a.k.a. Den Bosch (Netherlands) on well connected but different types of cycle infrastructure. In this short stretch you can see a cycle lane, a protected … Continue reading

7 January 2012 · 2 Comments

Minor junction with cycling infrastructure

Junction design is always location specific. Sometimes it can be exceptional depending on what type of streets meet. At this junction in ‘s-Hertogenbosch (Netherlands) two minor distributor streets come together … Continue reading

4 January 2012 · 1 Comment

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