BICYCLE DUTCH

All about cycling in the Netherlands

Recreational evening ride

While I am enjoying my summer holidays I prepared a ride for you to enjoy. This way you could virtually take a summer ride in the Dutch countryside. This was … Continue reading

5 August 2020 · 3 Comments

Cycleway maintenance and repairs

Six years ago I explained in a post that doing maintenance comes quite natural to the Dutch. As a people we like things neat and tidy. Dutch even has different … Continue reading

29 July 2020 · 2 Comments

A test ride in ʼs-Hertogenbosch and Vught

Billet en français This post is a first, in a particular sense: I bought a new camera. Of course I had a few cameras already. Take for instance that camera … Continue reading

17 June 2020 · 6 Comments

What does red asphalt look like after many years of use?

billet en français One thing that keeps impressing people is the state (and colour) of the surfaces of the cycleways in the Netherlands. The bright red colour of fresh cycleway … Continue reading

3 June 2020 · 10 Comments

More food deliveries by bicycle in the Corona crisis

billet en français How our streets look is perhaps what changed most dramatically in this pandemic. Unfortunately, the bright blue skies from the beginning of the lockdown are no longer … Continue reading

27 May 2020 · Leave a comment

A grade-separated roundabout in Rosmalen

Billet en français The on-going pandemic still forces me to stay as close to home as possible, which limits my blog post topics. But I do trust many of you … Continue reading

13 May 2020 · 6 Comments

Ride along to a nature reserve

Billet en français Some European countries are just starting to relax the rules on being out and about. In the Netherlands we were fortunate enough to be allowed to go … Continue reading

6 May 2020 · 4 Comments

A huge transformation in ʼs-Hertogenbosch

Billet en français The current crisis, with the stay at home policy, forced me to be inventive in finding topics for new blog posts. That is why I browsed through … Continue reading

29 April 2020 · 13 Comments

Fast Cycle Route ʼs-Hertogenbosch – Waalwijk

The fast cycle route from ʼs-Hertogenbosch to Waalwijk is part of the elaborate system of (planned) intercity cycling routes in the province of Brabant in the South of the Netherlands. … Continue reading

1 April 2020 · 4 Comments

Cycling during lockdown

Billet en français This would have been such a special year for the Netherlands. In 2020 we would be the centre of the world’s attention with the Eurovision Song Contest, … Continue reading

25 March 2020 · 9 Comments

What was this winter like?

Snow on the morning of the 26th of February last! Surprisingly, this was only the very first snow of the entire winter of 2019/2020 in the Netherlands. For that reason … Continue reading

11 March 2020 · 6 Comments

Is cycling priority on roundabouts a good idea?

Billet en français Roundabouts are much safer than regular intersections. There is not much debate about that fact in the Netherlands. But when it comes to the priority rules on … Continue reading

26 February 2020 · 17 Comments

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