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All about cycling in the Netherlands

A stylish cycle viaduct in Emmen

Two intersections in the east circular road around Emmen (a town in the north-east of the Netherlands) were upgraded in 2014. To improve the flow of motor traffic the formerly … Continue reading

28 October 2020 · 2 Comments

A huge new cycle viaduct in The Hague

billet en français Another impressive piece of exceptional cycling infrastructure was opened in The Hague. A new 335 metre long cycle bridge connects the city centre with the suburb Ypenburg … Continue reading

2 September 2020 · 4 Comments

A huge new bicycle parking garage in The Hague

billet en français The city of The Hague quietly opened the second largest bicycle parking facility in the Netherlands earlier today together with the Dutch Railways. The garage, at the … Continue reading

1 July 2020 · 16 Comments

A wooden cycle bridge in Oirschot

Billet en français With the trains still restricted to essential travel only, I am forced to find topics for my blog within cycling distance. As luck would have it, an … Continue reading

24 June 2020 · 6 Comments

Cycling through a museum

You may think cycling through a museum was already possible in the Netherlands. Indeed there is an underpass under the Amsterdam Rijksmuseum*, but the Dutch are taking it a step … Continue reading

23 October 2019 · 5 Comments

Recreational Cycling in Limburg (Belgium)

People in Belgium cycle a lot, at least in the Dutch speaking part of the country. If we treat Flanders as a country cycling there would be comparable to that … Continue reading

28 August 2019 · 4 Comments

Finally fully open: Utrecht’s huge bicycle parking garage

Billet en français The biggest bicycle parking of the world, in Utrecht, is now fully operational. Since Monday 19 August the garage at the central railway station has room to … Continue reading

20 August 2019 · 18 Comments

Eindhoven’s circular fast cycle route

Eindhoven is creating a fast cycle route, a 32 kilometre long loop around and through the city, that is in its final stages of construction. The plans were first made … Continue reading

10 April 2019 · 3 Comments

A new cycle bridge at the German border

School children opened the new cycle bridge near Schinveld in the province of Limburg, by cycling across it together with the provincial representative for mobility on 20 February last. The … Continue reading

20 March 2019 · 7 Comments

The Scheldt tunnel in Antwerp

The Sint Annatunnel in Antwerp (Belgium) is an 86 year-old pedestrian and cycling tunnel under the Scheldt river, connecting the city centre to the west-bank, called left bank in Antwerp. … Continue reading

13 March 2019 · 9 Comments

A cycle bridge in Rijswijk

When I was cycling from Delft in the direction of The Hague, a few months ago, I stumbled upon a cycle bridge in Rijswijk. The stylish white bridge drew my … Continue reading

16 January 2019 · 11 Comments

A Bicycle Roundabout in Boxtel

The town of Boxtel has a most peculiar piece of infrastructure; a bicycle roundabout. It is silly, mainly because it is never a good idea to treat people cycling like … Continue reading

24 July 2018 · 13 Comments

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