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Tag Archives: long distance cycle paths

Fast Cycle Route Venlo – Horst-Sevenum opened

The first official fast cycle route in the southern province of Limburg was opened last June when several officials from the province and the two municipalities that the route runs … Continue reading

21 July 2015 · 13 Comments

New cycleway alongside a new canal

It was very clear: hundreds of people had had the same idea: let’s try out the new cycleway alongside the new canal. So the first Sunday it was open, the … Continue reading

17 March 2015 · 33 Comments

The F59 Fast Cycle Route ʼs-Hertogenbosch – Oss

The first part of the fast cycle route from ʼs-Hertogenbosch to Oss was officially opened this summer. It is named F59, after the A59, the motorway between those same cities. … Continue reading

27 November 2014 · 21 Comments

Construction of a town to town cycle path

Koen is one of my Dutch followers and he documented the construction of a rural cycle path between the villages of Leusden and Achterveld in the province of Utrecht. He … Continue reading

2 June 2014 · 7 Comments

High Speed Cycle Route Hattem – Zwolle

The cycle highway from Hattem to Zwolle was festively opened by a class of schoolchildren, the alderman for traffic of the city of Zwolle and a representative of the province … Continue reading

1 May 2014 · 7 Comments

‘The Little Green One’ cycle bridge north of Nijmegen

“It should be called ‘The little green one’, because it’s green and because that’s what you say about a novice or something new as well. And this was the area … Continue reading

13 February 2014 · 7 Comments

Ride into the city: 5 kilometres priority

Cycling must be convenient and fast to be a viable alternative to the car. The Dutch achieve a very high average speed for cycling because you can cycle almost non-stop … Continue reading

30 January 2014 · 41 Comments

Cycling from De Bilt to Utrecht

De Bilt is a village east of Utrecht with a population of a little over 10,000. Its name might seem familiar because it is the village after which the famous … Continue reading

2 January 2014 · 13 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 · 14 Comments

F35 High-Speed Cycle Route Twente

F35 is the name of the longest high-speed cycle route that is currently in planning and under construction in the Netherlands. The almost 60 kilometres (37 miles) long cycle route … Continue reading

14 March 2013 · 16 Comments

Cycling from the University to the Center of Utrecht

In 2011 it was commemorated that it had been 50 years since Utrecht University started moving out of the city center to a rural area to the east of the … Continue reading

18 October 2012 · 16 Comments

Cycle Highway Vlijmen – ’s-Hertogenbosch

The old road from Vlijmen to ‘s-Hertogenbosch has been upgraded as a cycle road. The road had become obsolete for motorised traffic when in 1978 a motorway was opened. The … Continue reading

14 May 2012 · 11 Comments
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