BICYCLE DUTCH

All about cycling in the Netherlands

A Rotterdam Ride

An 8-kilometre-long ride through Rotterdam, from the edge of the city in the South, all the way to Central Station. The ride was filmed in one take, to show you … Continue reading

14 March 2017 · 7 Comments

Filth does not look good on a cycle bridge

It’s the “no post week” and by fate I had to be in Rotterdam again last week. This time for the sad occasion of the funeral ceremony of one of … Continue reading

7 February 2017 · 8 Comments

Rotterdam (encore)

As announced, no ordinary big elaborate post this week. But… I happened to be in Rotterdam yet again last Saturday, this time for a family visit. On the prior visits … Continue reading

24 January 2017 · 1 Comment

Riding in the Rotterdam Rain

In the morning, it will be clouded with possible rain. With a strong south-westerly wind, temperatures will reach circa 4 degrees (39F). Later in the day the rain is expected … Continue reading

17 January 2017 · 26 Comments

Bicycle parking at Rotterdam Central Station

It was built in 22 months, the underground bicycle parking facility at Rotterdam’s new Central Railway Station. It was opened in November 2013 and it has parking spaces for 5,190 … Continue reading

7 August 2014 · 15 Comments

The Green Connection in Rotterdam

My pictures of a new bridge in Rotterdam got a lot of your interest last weekend*. Not surprising, because the Green Connection (De Groene Verbinding) in Rotterdam indeed is a … Continue reading

26 June 2014 · 6 Comments

Pedestrian and bicycle bridge ‘Rijnhavenbrug’ in Rotterdam

It is not often that the opening of a pedestrian and bicycle bridge draws a crowd, especially not on a freezing Winter afternoon. But for the festive opening of the … Continue reading

7 February 2013 · 3 Comments

Three little things

“Long Live Amsterdam” The Amsterdam based newspaper ‘Het Parool’ has a small corner for short letters. Limited to 69 words, people are encouraged to share something with the readers. This … Continue reading

1 November 2012 · 8 Comments

Hartelfietsbrug near Rotterdam

The longest cycle bridge of South-Holland. That’s how the media introduced the brand new 600 meter (1968.5ft) long cycle bridge that was opened on 26th October last. It connects the … Continue reading

15 December 2011 · Leave a comment

Benelux Cycling Tunnel, Rotterdam

Benelux cycling tunnel is a 2002 cycling tunnel under the Nieuwe Maas (New Meuse). It is a connection between the municipalities of Vlaardingen and Schiedam to the Rotterdam suburbs of … Continue reading

24 November 2011 · 1 Comment

Maastunnel Rotterdam

The oldest traffic tunnel in the Netherlands can be found in Rotterdam. It connects the two banks of the River ‘Nieuwe Maas’ (New Meuse). The first talks of creating a … Continue reading

29 March 2011 · 5 Comments

Rotterdam remedies a lower cycling rate

Rotterdam in the province of South-Holland, is the second largest city in the Netherlands. It is best known for its important port, the busiest in Europe. The cycling rate, although … Continue reading

24 March 2011 · 2 Comments

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