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All about cycling in the Netherlands

Riding from Delft to The Hague in the dark

It is never fun to discover that your train service is suspended due to upgrading works and you will have to use a bus instead. I hate being on a … Continue reading

11 December 2019 · 7 Comments

Cycling from Scheveningen to The Hague

Recently I cycled to the sea side resort and former fishing town of Scheveningen (now part of The Hague) and I noticed the road to the beach had completely changed … Continue reading

2 October 2019 · 5 Comments

The Demonstration Cycle Route in The Hague

The Hague was the second Dutch city to (partly) open a so-called Demonstration Cycle Route in September 1977. What has become of that route and what have we learned?

13 November 2018 · 8 Comments

Cycling in The Hague

People cycling near the central station of The Hague in the afternoon rush hour, that is the theme of this week’s post. When I was early for an evening meeting* … Continue reading

9 October 2018 · 6 Comments

Riding in The Hague

Two weeks ago I showed you a huge junction in The Hague, which was actually only one junction in a much longer route. This week I’d like to show you … Continue reading

24 January 2013 · 13 Comments

An ‘Elephant & Castle’ in the Netherlands

“This really looks a lot like Elephant & Castle” is what I thought when I was cycling in The Hague on the last Sunday of 2012. If “Elephant & Castle” … Continue reading

10 January 2013 · 20 Comments

Cycling along the sandy beaches of the North Sea

The North Sea coast in the Netherlands is a beautiful area for recreation, especially for cycling. The entire coastline consists of sandy beaches. Between those beaches and the better known … Continue reading

24 July 2012 · 10 Comments

Judge + bicycle = Culture Shock

A tiny article can tell tales. In the Indian Express (Sunday edition for Pune*) tucked away on page 7, the following appeared recently: So what will the perplexed honorable judge … Continue reading

25 June 2012 · 19 Comments

The importance of direct cycle routes

One of my readers drew our attention to a video that shows a cycle route in Rijswijk which is in effect a suburb of The Hague. It shows a road … Continue reading

26 February 2011 · Leave a comment

Cycling in The Hague, Netherlands

Cycling the center of The Hague in the Netherlands (Den Haag in Dutch). Through the shopping streets to the central railway station on a public transport bicycle (OV-fiets) that had … Continue reading

26 September 2009 · Leave a comment

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