BICYCLE DUTCH

All about cycling in the Netherlands

Australia Trip (2)

A week ago I returned from Australia and I’d like to update you on the events in Canberra and Perth, which I visited after Brisbane. The departments of Transport in … Continue reading

4 April 2017 · 17 Comments

Cycling through a building in Amsterdam

Road works are often a problem for people cycling. Luckily road managers in the Netherlands dislike the “Cyclists Dismount” signs almost as much as people on bicycles do. So, they … Continue reading

28 March 2017 · 11 Comments

Australia and a bicycle parking facility

I am currently in Australia where I am meeting a lot of interesting people, my family, some good friends and last but not least the Queensland Minister for Main Roads, … Continue reading

21 March 2017 · 13 Comments

A Rotterdam Ride

An 8-kilometre-long ride through Rotterdam, from the edge of the city in the South, all the way to Central Station. The ride was filmed in one take, to show you … Continue reading

14 March 2017 · 7 Comments

The Golden Hour in Amsterdam

Last Tuesday night I went to Amsterdam for another edition of “Bike & City” about the role and place for cyclists in European urban space. The theme was: “What can … Continue reading

7 March 2017 · 9 Comments

From semi-protected to a fully protected intersection

The city of ’s-Hertogenbosch upgraded a protected intersection. It used to be partly protected, with long diagonal cycle crossings on the carriage way, but it now became a fully protected … Continue reading

28 February 2017 · 15 Comments

Utrecht’s traffic lights hotline

A proud tweet from the “Utrecht, we all cycle” department a little over a week ago. The city had become runner up in the Green Digital Charter Award in the … Continue reading

21 February 2017 · 8 Comments

Koekoekstraat reconstruction

Utrecht’s tiny Koekoekstraat (Cuckoo Street) is one of many places that has been transformed recently to give cycling more space. Yet another example that the city of Utrecht is serious … Continue reading

14 February 2017 · 12 Comments

Filth does not look good on a cycle bridge

It’s the “no post week” and by fate I had to be in Rotterdam again last week. This time for the sad occasion of the funeral ceremony of one of … Continue reading

7 February 2017 · 9 Comments

New cycle bridge near Berlicum

A new cycle bridge has been opened near the village of Berlicum over the Zuid-Willemsvaart (South Willem’s Canal). It not only offers a shorter route to the nearby village of … Continue reading

31 January 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

Riding in the Rotterdam Rain

In the morning, it will be clouded with possible rain. With a strong south-westerly wind, temperatures will reach circa 4 degrees (39F). Later in the day the rain is expected … Continue reading

17 January 2017 · 26 Comments

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