BICYCLE DUTCH

All about cycling in the Netherlands

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

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 asphalt stands out … Continue reading

3 June 2020 · 8 Comments

More food deliveries by bicycle in the Corona crisis

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 so clear now … Continue reading

27 May 2020 · Leave a comment

A grade-separated roundabout in Rosmalen

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 will find this … 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 · 12 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 · 8 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

Happy Holidays

As promised last week, I have a little video to wish you all the best for the holidays. It is traditional, in this darkest time of the year, that the … Continue reading

24 December 2019 · 1 Comment

Riding in Autumn

Billet en français 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 … 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

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