All about cycling in the Netherlands

King to open Velo-City and other news

Three short news items in this no-post week. Royal Opening of Velo-City 2017 The King of the Netherlands will open the Velo-City cycling conference on Tuesday 13th June next, in … Continue reading

16 May 2017 · 8 Comments

The new King of the Netherlands on a bicycle

In just a couple of days the Dutch will have a new head of state: the reign of King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands starts on April 30th with his inauguration. … Continue reading

25 April 2013 · 21 Comments

Royal Gazelle bicycle factory

Royal Gazelle is the only Dutch bicycle factory that may add the designation ‘Royal’ to its name. Exactly one week before the inauguration of the new King of the Netherlands, … Continue reading

24 April 2013 · 11 Comments

A kingdom for a bicycle

It is a historic day in the Netherlands. Queen Beatrix announced she will abdicate in favour of her son after a 33 year reign. This is in line with Dutch … Continue reading

28 January 2013 · 30 Comments