BICYCLE DUTCH

All about cycling in the Netherlands

Cycling around the restored Utrecht moat

billet en français The restored Utrecht city moat will be officially opened this Saturday. Unfortunately with little fanfare due to the Corona crisis, but this historic event – the removal … Continue reading

9 September 2020 · 4 Comments

Cycle lanes in the Netherlands

billet en français Cycle lanes are a bit special in the Dutch traffic system. On-street cycle lanes do exist in many streets but under the current Dutch traffic safety policies … Continue reading

12 August 2020 · 21 Comments

Road fatalities declined in the Netherlands, but less for cycling

billet en français In the last two decades the number of road fatalities in the Netherlands decreased by 60% for motorists. For people cycling the fatality rate decreased far less, … Continue reading

28 July 2020 · 6 Comments

An impression of cycling in Antwerp

Billet en français Just before the Corona crisis hit Europe and crossing the Belgian border as a tourist became illegal, I spent five days in Antwerp. On one of those … Continue reading

15 April 2020 · 6 Comments

A compilation of my 2019 posts and videos

It is time again for the traditional year-in-review video in the last real blog post of the year*. This is the fifth end-of-the-year compilation video, so it is becoming a … Continue reading

18 December 2019 · 3 Comments

The A2 motorway no longer divides Maastricht

Not too long ago the A2 motorway split the city of Maastricht in two. The internationally important road connection cut off the east of the city from the centre. The … Continue reading

16 October 2019 · 18 Comments

How cycle friendly is Dublin?

I couldn’t remember when I last felt afraid on my bicycle. Not just anxious, but genuinely fearing for my life. I do now, after I cycled in Dublin last week. … Continue reading

3 July 2019 · 15 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

A bicycle ride in Alkmaar

Another “real” ride, because some of my viewers have asked for more rides that show a real journey from beginning to end. This time I rode a long way from … Continue reading

6 November 2018 · 11 Comments

Houten: Cycling City of the Netherlands 2018

The municipality of Houten has been awarded the honourable title of Cycling City 2018! This was announced by Stientje van Veldhoven, State Secretary for Infrastructure and Water Management on a … Continue reading

16 January 2018 · 17 Comments

A video review of my 2017 posts and videos

Traditionally, the last post of the year is my year round-up. For the third time in a row I created a compilation video with short excerpts of all my 2017 … Continue reading

19 December 2017 · 8 Comments

A Rotterdam Ride

An 8-kilometre-long ride through Rotterdam, from the edge of the city in the South, all the way to Central Station. The ride was filmed in one take, to show you … Continue reading

14 March 2017 · 7 Comments

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