BICYCLE DUTCH

All about cycling in the Netherlands

Riding from Amstelveen to the University of Amsterdam

The morning rush hour in Amsterdam is not something I have ever filmed myself (yet). When I started this blog other bloggers were covering Amsterdam but I also never really … Continue reading

8 April 2020 · 7 Comments

Going back to the Utrecht Mariaplaats

We’re all witnessing unprecedented events around the world. I find it stunning to see how quickly our “normal” can change! Less than two weeks ago I filmed the evening rush … Continue reading

18 March 2020 · Leave a comment

Rush hour at dawn

Billet en français It’s been a while since I showed you a morning rush hour. It is always good to take a step back every now and then. I often … Continue reading

29 January 2020 · 13 Comments

Cycling in the hottest evening rush hour on record

What a Summer the one of 2019 is… The arctic is burning in an unprecedented way, there was a second heatwave in Europe, breaking records on two consecutive days and … Continue reading

31 July 2019 · 6 Comments

Why are we still waiting?

When you want to see a lot of people cycling at the same time, it’s always good to go to one of Utrecht’s conflict points. This time I went back … Continue reading

19 September 2017 · 4 Comments

The busiest cycleway in the Netherlands

Billet en français The guided tour season is at its peak right now. With Velo-City 2017 rapidly approaching the first groups are already arriving in the country. The associate professor … Continue reading

6 June 2017 · 15 Comments

The type of cycling I am proud to be an ambassador for

The best thing about cycling is that you have direct contact with other people. Not just eye contact, you can also talk to another road user. In Dutch rush hours … Continue reading

6 September 2016 · 16 Comments

Happy Holidays!

It’s almost Christmas and if it weren’t for the darkness and the light decorations everywhere you would hardly be able to tell. The weather doesn’t feel like winter at all. … Continue reading

22 December 2015 · 12 Comments

Summer evening rush hour

It’s Summer in the city and that means the people cycling look even more relaxed than usual. On a beautiful afternoon I took my camera and went to the car-free … Continue reading

28 July 2015 · 11 Comments

Leeuwarden Bicycle Rush Hours

Leeuwarden has very different types of infrastructure for different types of streets. When I filmed rush hour at two locations in the city last month, the end result seems to … Continue reading

24 March 2015 · 9 Comments

Rush hour in the dark

We are past the darkest time of the year again, the days are already slowly getting longer. But it will take a long time before we notice that it really … Continue reading

6 January 2015 · 16 Comments

Can there ever be too many people cycling?

The Dutch have been very good at making cycling the best transport option for many journeys. So good, some argue, that the downsides are now becoming apparent and even annoying. … Continue reading

20 November 2014 · 29 Comments

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