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All about cycling in the Netherlands

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

Cycling from Scheveningen to The Hague

Recently I cycled to the sea side resort and former fishing town of Scheveningen (now part of The Hague) and I noticed the road to the beach had completely changed … Continue reading

2 October 2019 · 5 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

Ten years later in Utrecht

Usually, my “before-and-afters” are a couple of weeks, sometimes months, apart, but for this week’s post I rode a route which I filmed exactly a decade ago for the first … Continue reading

4 September 2019 · 2 Comments

A Groningen ride (University – Centre)

When I was in Groningen two months ago, I was able to revisit the cycle route from the city centre to the University Campus Zernike that I had been critical … Continue reading

14 August 2019 · 6 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

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