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All about cycling in the Netherlands

How to make cycling possible in the snow

We had almost grown unaccustomed to it… snow! The last time there was substantial snow in the south of the Netherlands was in February 2013, almost 2 years ago. But … Continue reading

13 January 2015 · 17 Comments

Cycling to the dentist

In the Netherlands people cycle for all kinds of every day purposes and I am no exception. So when I need to go to the dentist I get on my … Continue reading

14 February 2013 · 11 Comments

Clearing the streets of snow and ice

When I mentioned the city of ’s-Hertogenbosch had forgotten to clear one new cycle route of snow in my post two weeks ago, the city quickly responded and the route … Continue reading

31 January 2013 · 7 Comments

Dashing through the snow…

Most of The Netherlands is covered in a blanket of snow right now, but many municipalities have been working hard to clear all that snow from the streets and cycle … Continue reading

17 January 2013 · 26 Comments

Snow? The Dutch roll on.

Last month the city of Bologna, capital of the Italian province of Emilia Romagna, issued a municipal ordinance in which it was also stated that cycling (and riding a moped) … Continue reading

13 December 2012 · 9 Comments

Cycling in the snow, ’s-Hertogenbosch

Winter 2011/2012 was really mild in the Netherlands up until Friday afternoon on the 3rd of February 2012 when finally the first snow came to the country. Of course, it … Continue reading

11 February 2012 · Leave a comment

Bicycle route in the snow, ’s-Hertogenbosch

This main cycle route from the north of the city of ‘s-Hertogenbosch (aka Den Bosch) to the centre in the south is completely cleared of snow and ice during winter. … Continue reading

8 February 2012 · Leave a comment

Utility cycling in the snow, Utrecht (Netherlands)

On this sunny Monday afternoon in December 2010 the roads were covered with heavy snow. But people in the Netherlands keep on using their bicycles as much as possible. Although … Continue reading

20 December 2010 · Leave a comment

Bicycle rush hour in the dark, ’s-Hertogenbosch (Netherlands)

Evening rush hour in ‘s-Hertogenbosch (a.k.a. Den Bosch) in the Netherlands. During the winter months rush hour takes place in the dark. This day it also snowed so the road … Continue reading

4 December 2010 · Leave a comment

Cycling in the snow, Utrecht (Netherlands)

First snow in winter 2010/2011. It wasn’t heavy snow, but it did fall all day so the streets couldn’t be cleared of it. Such a thin layer of snow didn’t  … Continue reading

3 December 2010 · Leave a comment

Winter Cycling in Utrecht

Winter cycling impressions in Utrecht, Netherlands. In a country where cycling is mostly for utility purposes people don’t stop using their bikes just because temperatures drop below freezing point. When … Continue reading

6 January 2010 · Leave a comment

Cycling in the snow; ’s-Hertogenbosch

Why stop cycling when it snows? The Dutch really can’t be stopped by anything… or so it seems, in doing what they always do: cycle everywhere, no matter what the … Continue reading

22 December 2009 · Leave a comment
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