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All about cycling in the Netherlands

Cycling to the ‘Dutch Sahara’

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 such rides I … 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

Riding from Amstelveen to the University of Amsterdam

The morning rush hour in Amsterdam is not something I have ever filmed myself (yet). When I started this blog other bloggers were covering Amsterdam but I also never really … Continue reading

8 April 2020 · 7 Comments

Cycling during lockdown

Billet en français This would have been such a special year for the Netherlands. In 2020 we would be the centre of the world’s attention with the Eurovision Song Contest, … Continue reading

25 March 2020 · 8 Comments

What was this winter like?

Snow on the morning of the 26th of February last! Surprisingly, this was only the very first snow of the entire winter of 2019/2020 in the Netherlands. For that reason … Continue reading

11 March 2020 · 6 Comments

Is cycling priority on roundabouts a good idea?

Billet en français Roundabouts are much safer than regular intersections. There is not much debate about that fact in the Netherlands. But when it comes to the priority rules on … Continue reading

26 February 2020 · 17 Comments

Cycling in the Finnish snow

Billet en français In the past two weeks I was in Finland, thinking: ‘When the snow doesn’t come to me, I will go to the snow instead!’ That wasn’t the … Continue reading

12 February 2020 · 16 Comments

You are not made of sugar…

Billet en français You won’t melt in the rain… That is not the answer you want to hear as a teenager when you complain to your mother about having to … Continue reading

8 January 2020 · 2 Comments

Riding from Delft to The Hague in the dark

It is never fun to discover that your train service is suspended due to upgrading works and you will have to use a bus instead. I hate being on a … Continue reading

11 December 2019 · 7 Comments

Fast cycle route Valkenswaard – Waalre – Eindhoven

A possibility to cycle to work in 15 to 30 minutes; when you live in Valkenswaard and work in Eindhoven, the cycle route on the old railway line offers you … Continue reading

6 November 2019 · 2 Comments

Cycle Tour of Freedom

The city of ʼs-Hertogenbosch celebrated that it has been free for 75 years. The 10-day-long festivities to mark the end of World War II (in the last week of October … Continue reading

30 October 2019 · 3 Comments

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