In my previous post I showed the new cycle bridge near Cuijk, which was the missing link in the fast cycle route from Cuijk to Nijmegen. With the opening of that bridge on 26 September last the MaasWaalpad is now … Continue reading Ride Cuijk – Nijmegen
The ‘Maasover’ bridge for cycling and walking takes people over the river Maas (Meuse). A straightforward and simple name for a beautiful bridge that looks very stylish, partly also because of its simplicity. The bridge connects the towns of Cuijk … Continue reading Over the Meuse, a brand new cycle bridge
The debate is still ongoing about what is more annoying: Dutch head winds or hills. I’m not sure yet either, but I do know now what is worst: riding uphill against a Dutch head wind on a heavy single-speed back … Continue reading What’s worse, Dutch winds or hills?
The Maaswaalpad is another beautiful fast cycle route in the Nijmegen region. It was named after the rivers it connects, the Maas (Meuse) and the Waal. The name is also a reference to the other fast cycle route in the … Continue reading Fast Cycle route MaasWaalpad partly opened
When the “RijnWaalpad” (the fast cycle route between Nijmegen and Arnhem) was opened in 2015, it wasn’t entirely finished. Some things that needed to be done at the time have since been taken care of. The finishing touches shortened the … Continue reading Shortening the fast cycle route Arnhem-Nijmegen
Utrecht is getting more and more international attention as a city where interesting things with respect to urban transportation are taking place. I have already written a lot of posts about some of the visible results of the overarching mobility … Continue reading Utrecht’s transport policies explained
“Everyone is on a Dutch cycling high after VeloCity 2017” tweeted Australian cyclist/journalist Michael O’Reilly yesterday. If you could see my Twitter Timeline you would understand he hit the nail on the head with that remark. What a wonderful week … Continue reading On a Dutch Cycling High
Now that was quite a week of cycling related business I just experienced! I am glad this is a week without a normal post, because I would not have had time at all to make an elaborate post with a … Continue reading Weeks of cycling related activities
Celebrations in Nijmegen last Thursday when it was announced the city had won the title of Cycling City of the Netherlands in 2016. Taking over from Zwolle, elected in 2014, Nijmegen may call itself Cycling City 2016 for two years. … Continue reading Nijmegen celebrations!
Nijmegen has been elected Cycling City of the Netherlands in 2016! This was announced today by the Fietsersbond (Cyclists’ Union) in the Netherlands. Although I made it no secret that I thought Utrecht was a great candidate (as was outsider … Continue reading And the winner is…
A weekend chock-full of cargo bike themed activities in Nijmegen, where the annual International Cargo Bike Festival was held on 16 and 17 April last. The 3rd international Cargo Bike Conference took place on Saturday, while Sunday was reserved for … Continue reading International Cargo Bike Festival 2016
The results of 15 years of forward cycling policies are clearly showing in the streets of Nijmegen. A network of high quality fast cycle routes has been built, connecting major destinations in the city and extending to towns around it. … Continue reading Nijmegen, Cycling City of the Netherlands?