BICYCLE DUTCH

All about cycling in the Netherlands

How Dutch Cycling benefits society

“I intend to keep on showing you even more Dutch Cycling in 2019”, that’s what I promised in my last real post of 2018 and in this post, the first … Continue reading

2 January 2019 · 26 Comments

A compilation of my 2018 posts and videos

This is the last real blog post of the year*, which traditionally is my year roundup. It is the fourth time that I made a compilation video, this time of … Continue reading

18 December 2018 · 11 Comments

How convenient is cycling in Malmö (Sweden)?

Malmö was named Cycling Friendly City of the Year twice before in Sweden. What does that mean on an international scale? How cycle friendly is Sweden’s third largest city from … Continue reading

11 December 2018 · 16 Comments

Is Copenhagen a City of Cyclists?

The City of Copenhagen wants to be the best cycling city in the world and calls itself “City of Cyclists”. How justified is that from a Dutch perspective?

27 November 2018 · 22 Comments

A postcard from Vienna

Many people shared their holiday cycle impressions on social media all through the summer. I found it very interesting to see what people visiting the Netherlands showed to their home … Continue reading

22 August 2017 · 16 Comments

E-bikes embraced by ever more people

Last week a news-broadcast on national Dutch TV reported that e-bikes are now even embraced by a most unlikely group: school children. Electric assisted bicycles have long had an image … Continue reading

20 August 2015 · 22 Comments

Velosipedization of Saint Petersburg

Велосипедизация Санкт-Петербурга – Velosipedization of Saint Petersburg, is an organisation that wants to promote cycling in Russia’s second largest city. This organisation invited me to speak on their second annual … Continue reading

26 May 2015 · 4 Comments

Saint Petersburg cycling conference

Saint Petersburg in Russia will host an International Cycling Conference on the 15th and 16th of May next. The conference is titled “Urban Sustainable Traffic and the Use of Bicycles” … Continue reading

3 May 2015 · 6 Comments

What can Seattle learn from Dutch street design?

For many of you it is holiday time and you may have other things on your mind. But if you have an hour to spare in the coming days I … Continue reading

22 December 2013 · 7 Comments

Holiday Cycling in the Netherlands

Two personal friends from Phoenix Arizona (USA) were visiting the Netherlands recently and they told me they would like to give cycling a try. It was an excellent idea: when … Continue reading

15 August 2013 · 15 Comments

Amsterdam cycling in the 1950s

Sometimes you find little gems on YouTube. This is one of those! An American film showing cycling in Amsterdam in the 1950s. It is tempting to think nothing has changed … Continue reading

5 August 2013 · 13 Comments

Americans getting inspired by the Dutch

It’s summer time, the time for travels! I know a number of Americans who are visiting the Netherlands right now. To see how the Dutch are cycling and to get … Continue reading

14 July 2013 · 6 Comments
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