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Cycling as the summer lingers on

Many people decided to go cycling on the last Sunday in September. The recreational routes were so crowded that I heard one woman exclaim: “it’s busier than on the National … Continue reading

4 October 2016 · 4 Comments

Chasing tulips in South-Holland

Green pastures, windmills and cows, that’s what the countryside of the Netherlands is like, especially in the two provinces called Holland. For a couple of weeks in the spring things … Continue reading

10 May 2016 · 8 Comments

The large cycle bridge of Maarssen

An easy and convenient way to cross a 10 lane motorway. That is what the cycle bridge in the recreational cycle route Rijnveldsche Pad was meant to be. It makes … Continue reading

1 September 2015 · 9 Comments

Cycle Viaduct in Utrecht Overvecht

Yet again, two policy makers in the Netherlands seized the opportunity to show how much they care about people’s well-being, the environment and cycling. On Friday 7 November last, the … Continue reading

20 January 2015 · 8 Comments

Cycling through the heath

Three years ago I showed you how I had cycled through the heath with all the heather in full bloom near Hilversum in North-Holland. That was also the last time … Continue reading

18 September 2014 · 3 Comments

A ride on a country road… in the city

On a beautiful summer’s day, I filmed a ride on what appears to be a small country road. But this country road is special, it is in the middle of … Continue reading

30 May 2013 · 8 Comments

Recreational cycle routes in Utrecht

In my last post I showed you how ’s-Hertogenbosch has recently renewed and elaborated the city’s system of wayfinding signs for people on bicycles. The city placed 888 signs to … Continue reading

8 April 2013 · 3 Comments

A wooden bicycle drawbridge in ’s-Hertogenbosch

Last Sunday was a beautiful sunny Autumn day in the Netherlands. A perfect day for a leisurely ride. I rode out without any plans, simply enjoying the weather, when I … Continue reading

11 October 2012 · 16 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 · 9 Comments

Recreational cycle rush hour

The second day of Pentecost a.k.a. Whit Monday is a holiday in the Netherlands. This year it was beautiful cycle weather! So I placed my camera on a tripod next … Continue reading

18 June 2012 · 11 Comments

Cycling through the heath

Some weeks ago the heath was in full bloom all over the Netherlands. Not knowing it from each other David Hembrow and I decided to cycle through the heath in … Continue reading

27 October 2011 · 3 Comments

Let’s cycle to the beach

Thousands of people took their bicycles and went to the beaches last weekend in the Netherlands. For many it was a long weekend starting with Ascension day on Thursday. The … Continue reading

9 June 2011 · Leave a comment

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