billet en français One thing that keeps impressing people is the state (and colour) of the surfaces of the cycleways in the Netherlands. The bright red colour of fresh cycleway asphalt stands out in a very positive way, but how … Continue reading What does red asphalt look like after many years of use?
The Vught chapter of the Cyclists’ Union* organised a 20 kilometre cycle tour through the town of Vught to test and rate the quality of road surfaces of the (cycling) infrastructure. “If people are to cycle more you need good … Continue reading Testing road surfaces in Vught
Some people notice things in my videos that even I don’t, or they ask questions about stuff I had never really given much thought before. The Dutch drainage system is one such topic. Paul James noticed the drains in one … Continue reading Drainage in the Netherlands
The red of the cycle paths and lanes in the Netherlands is really standing out. It makes clear where the realm of the motorists stops and that of cyclists starts. Some people think the red is paint but that is … Continue reading Rolling out a red carpet for cyclists