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All about cycling in the Netherlands

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

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

What’s worse, Dutch winds or hills?

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 … Continue reading

22 May 2019 · 5 Comments

Riding Random Roundabouts

This is a little extra post for you. Last Friday was a lovely day so I just had to ride around a bit. I didn’t bring my camera as I … Continue reading

9 April 2019 · 1 Comment

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