BICYCLE DUTCH

All about cycling in the Netherlands

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 · 21 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

Berlagebrug, Amsterdam (Netherlands)

The cycle paths on Berlage bridge in Amsterdam weren’t always there. A little look into the history of this bridge.

11 October 2011 · Leave a comment

Assen Tour – Australians Cycling Dutch Style

In May 2011 a group of Australians came to the Netherlands to study the Dutch cycling culture. As part of their 500 kilometre tour of the Netherlands they came especially … Continue reading

14 May 2011 · Leave a comment

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