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All about cycling in the Netherlands

Riding in Autumn

Autumn is the time of year associated with decay, with rain and wind, but when the sun is out, shining from just over the horizon, on the leaves in many … Continue reading

27 November 2019 · 8 Comments

Cycle Tour of Freedom

The city of ʼs-Hertogenbosch celebrated that it has been free for 75 years. The 10-day-long festivities to mark the end of World War II (in the last week of October … Continue reading

30 October 2019 · 3 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

Riding from Lake “Iron Man” to ʼs-Hertogenbosch

One thing the Dutch take for granted is that they can really cycle everywhere. You never need to do a reconnaissance tour before you want to cycle with your family … Continue reading

17 July 2019 · Leave a comment

Riding Random Roundabouts

This is a little extra post for you. Last Friday was a lovely day so I just had to ride around a bit. I didn’t bring my camera as I … Continue reading

9 April 2019 · 1 Comment

Come take a virtual ride with me!

On the occasion of my 10-year anniversary I decided to get something special: a 360 degree camera! When you watch my future rides, filmed with this camera, you will be … Continue reading

6 March 2019 · 28 Comments

Ride to the hospital

Another “real ride” in this week’s post. One from the main square in my hometown (very close to my home) to the city’s hospital. The city hospital of ʼs-Hertogenbosch used … Continue reading

20 February 2019 · 7 Comments

How well can you cycle in winter conditions?

Two weeks ago the Netherlands was covered with a thin layer of snow. Enough snow to make cycling very uncomfortable if the roads and cycleways hadn’t been treated, but they … Continue reading

6 February 2019 · 6 Comments

The Big Commute 10-year-anniversary

Exactly 10 years ago today, I published my very first video about cycling in the Netherlands. To be more precise it was about the combination of cycling and using the … Continue reading

9 January 2019 · 11 Comments

A winter ride

Snow is becoming increasingly rare in this country, because of the climate change obviously. I did show you quite a bit of snow a little over one year ago, but … Continue reading

17 December 2018 · 10 Comments

Autumn Cycling

Rain, wind and bold colours. That is Autumn, well usually anyway. This year there hasn’t been much rain (the Netherlands is experiencing a severe draught) and the otherwise normal temperature … Continue reading

23 October 2018 · 7 Comments

Cycling alongside two canals

Although we try to separate the routes for motor traffic and cycling as much as possible in the Netherlands, combining other types of infrastructure is often a good idea. On … Continue reading

16 October 2018 · 2 Comments

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