BICYCLE DUTCH

All about cycling in the Netherlands

Happy Holidays!

It’s almost Christmas and if it weren’t for the darkness and the light decorations everywhere you would hardly be able to tell. The weather doesn’t feel like winter at all. … Continue reading

22 December 2015 · 12 Comments

Rush hour in the dark

We are past the darkest time of the year again, the days are already slowly getting longer. But it will take a long time before we notice that it really … Continue reading

6 January 2015 · 16 Comments

Happy Holidays

Now that the darkest time of the year is here, cities have brought out pretty lights to make all that darkness a bit more bearable. Streets around the world have … Continue reading

18 December 2014 · 6 Comments

’Tis the season to be cycling

The December darkness is here again. With about 16 hours of darkness for every 24 hours in the Netherlands we all long for light! As is the case in many … Continue reading

19 December 2013 · 3 Comments

Hovenring at night

Infrastructure must be really special to appeal to a wide audience. The spectacular Hovenring floating bicycle roundabout is one example of such an extremely exceptional piece of infrastructure. I usually … Continue reading

1 September 2013 · 8 Comments

Going for a swim

Sports and I are not a great match, to put it very mildly. And it has been like that all my life. To give but one small example: I was … Continue reading

18 April 2013 · 17 Comments

’Tis the season to be cycling 2012

December is the month the Dutch decorate their cities and towns with light ornaments. They call December ‘the dark days before Christmas’ and with good reason. In June there is … Continue reading

19 December 2012 · 5 Comments

I want to see you; use your lights

If this doesn’t make you feel good I don’t know what does: a lovely fairy-like girl in a dress full of lit cycle lights handing these lights one by one … Continue reading

15 November 2012 · 9 Comments

Bicycle rush hour in the dark, ’s-Hertogenbosch (Netherlands)

Evening rush hour in ‘s-Hertogenbosch (a.k.a. Den Bosch) in the Netherlands. During the winter months rush hour takes place in the dark. This day it also snowed so the road … Continue reading

4 December 2010 · Leave a comment

Autumn Night Cycling (Netherlands)

Cycling in Autumn often means cycling in the dark and in wet conditions. In the Netherlands the protected bike ways (separated cycle paths) prove usefull also under these circumstances. The … Continue reading

11 November 2010 · Leave a comment

Bicycle Rush Hour Snow – Utrecht, Netherlands

The first snow of the winter of 2009/2010 and the Netherlands came to a grinding halt. Motorised traffic and the trains that is, not the cyclists. They kept on going … Continue reading

17 December 2009 · 2 Comments

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