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All about cycling in the Netherlands

Recreational evening ride

billet en français While I am enjoying my summer holidays I prepared a ride for you to enjoy. This way you could virtually take a summer ride in the Dutch … Continue reading

5 August 2020 · 4 Comments

Cycling to the ‘Dutch Sahara’

billet en français This is the fourth and final report of the longer rides I made on my free Wednesdays during the first month of the Corona crisis. After four … Continue reading

20 May 2020 · 5 Comments

Ride along to a nature reserve

Billet en français Some European countries are just starting to relax the rules on being out and about. In the Netherlands we were fortunate enough to be allowed to go … Continue reading

6 May 2020 · 4 Comments

Cycling in a forest of a nature reserve

Billet en français With the obligation to stay home as much as possible and the urgent advice to only use public transport for important jobs I am not able or … Continue reading

22 April 2020 · 3 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

The Numbered Junction Network for recreational cycling

Have you ever used a map while cycling in a foreign country? Trying to find villages with names you can barely pronounce not to mention remember? In the Netherlands and … Continue reading

25 September 2019 · 2 Comments

Cycling through the heath (3)

Extensive heaths and vast woodlands are probably not what comes to your mind first when you think of the Netherlands, but just like the green meadows with cows they are … Continue reading

18 September 2019 · 1 Comment

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

Riding from Lake “Iron Man” to ʼs-Hertogenbosch

One thing the Dutch take for granted is that they can really cycle everywhere. You never need to do a reconnaissance tour before you want to cycle with your family … Continue reading

17 July 2019 · Leave a comment

Summertime recreational cycling

It’s Summer and for most countries that means there is more cycling than in winter. Is that also the case for the Netherlands? One investigation shows that the total number … Continue reading

26 June 2019 · 3 Comments

Cycling to the tulips in North-Holland

It’s tulip season in the Netherlands and what better way to enjoy that than by cycling past the splendid colours of the bulb flower fields. Taking in this wonderful sight … Continue reading

24 April 2019 · 8 Comments

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

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