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Tag Archives: ’s-Hertogenbosch (Den Bosch)

A ride from Market to Market (3)

A high-speed cycle route from ʼs-Hertogenbosch to Zaltbommel had been considered feasible for a very long time, but it was never built. Two of the three municipalities the route runs … Continue reading

17 May 2016 · 6 Comments

A ride from Market to Market (2)

The almost 16 kilometre ride from the fortified town of Heusden to ʼs-Hertogenbosch takes you through a typical Dutch river landscape. You can cycle mostly away from traffic on endless … Continue reading

3 May 2016 · 24 Comments

A ride from Market to Market (1)

A fast cycle route from ʼs-Hertogenbosch to Veghel was opened in November 2015. The route runs parallel to the canal between the two cities on what was a private maintenance … Continue reading

12 April 2016 · 16 Comments

Cycletracks and commercial driveways

Driveways to people’s homes crossing cycleways are not a problem in The Netherlands, but the same goes for commercial driveways. I had already shown you the private driveways long ago, … Continue reading

12 January 2016 · 23 Comments

How to prevent rat running

Bollards have a bad reputation. They are considered dangerous for cycling and indeed many people get injured when they hit one, but bollards also have a very good side. They … Continue reading

15 December 2015 · 23 Comments

Maastrichtseweg 5 years later

We humans adapt so well to our environment that we quickly forget how different things sometimes were. In the last five years a lot of the (cycling) infrastructure in my … Continue reading

17 November 2015 · 23 Comments

From on-street cycle lane to bi-directional cycleway

Cycling infrastructure should not only be good on the main routes, you need to be able to cycle everywhere in a city. When the Dutch designate certain routes as main … Continue reading

27 October 2015 · 14 Comments

Another before and after in ʼs-Hertogenbosch (5)

The cycleway surface on a busy main road in ʼs-Hertogenbosch was recently upgraded. The original concrete slabs were replaced by smooth asphalt. Not a major change you might think, but … Continue reading

11 August 2015 · 16 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

Main cycle route in a city expansion

Cycling in the newest parts of cities and towns in The Netherlands is almost always very convenient. That is because these areas were designed with cycling in mind from the … Continue reading

23 June 2015 · 14 Comments

First Garden Bridge in The Netherlands opened

A park on legs is how some describe it. The exceptional new pedestrian and cycle bridge in ʼs-Hertogenbosch that connects the historic city centre to the Paleiskwartier (Palace Quarter). This … Continue reading

16 June 2015 · 20 Comments

Cycling alongside the Máximakanaal (2)

Two months ago I showed you the new cycle route alongside the new Máximakanaal. I shot the video on the very first Sunday it was open and that gave a … Continue reading

6 June 2015 · 5 Comments

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