BICYCLE DUTCH

All about cycling in the Netherlands

“Cargo bikes are booming”

The director of the International Cargo Bike Festival, which was celebrated last weekend in the city of Groningen in the far north of the Netherlands, thinks “the tide is definitely … Continue reading

19 June 2019 · 3 Comments

International Cargo Bike Festival 2016

A weekend chock-full of cargo bike themed activities in Nijmegen, where the annual International Cargo Bike Festival was held on 16 and 17 April last. The 3rd international Cargo Bike … Continue reading

26 April 2016 · 10 Comments

Coeur Bike Utrecht, a cargo bike tour

Three rental cargo bikes and a group of smiling people could be seen riding through Utrecht on a beautiful autumn day not so long ago. They were on a tour … Continue reading

3 November 2015 · 8 Comments

International Cargo Bike Festival 2015

Last Sunday, 19 April, I visited the International Cargo Bike Festival in Nijmegen. That was the closing day of the fourth edition of this annual festival. The ICBF in Nijmegen … Continue reading

21 April 2015 · 19 Comments

International Cargo Bike Festival

Last weekend the third edition of the International Cargo Bike Festival in Nijmegen in the Netherlands was a very successful event. With a conference on Saturday and a fair on … Continue reading

17 April 2014 · 11 Comments

A bakfiets compilation

The English term cargo bike has a strong and obvious connection to freight, with that word cargo. The Dutch word bakfiets is more neutral and literally means ‘box bike’. That … Continue reading

3 April 2014 · 4 Comments

Cargo bike festival and new cycle route in Nijmegen

Last Sunday was a day full of activities in Nijmegen. A new “snelfietsroute” (fast cycle route) was festively opened and there was a Cargo Bike Festival (Bakfietstreffen). I made three … Continue reading

11 April 2013 · 16 Comments

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