BICYCLE DUTCH

All about cycling in the Netherlands

New bicycle passage in Tilburg

Tilburg is redeveloping its station area. Something that currently happens in many cities in the Netherlands. While the Dutch railways are modernising and restoring the 1960s Tilburg station building, the … Continue reading

9 August 2016 · 2 Comments

And now for something completely different

“Do you seriously not have anything better to do today?” British comedian John Cleese was astonished when he saw the hundreds of people who had turned up in Eindhoven on … Continue reading

14 June 2016 · 6 Comments

The bicycle passage of the Amsterdam Rijksmuseum

I’ve shown you the Amsterdam Rijksmuseum bicycle “tunnel” on my blog before. Already explaining that it is an underpass and not a tunnel. But is that even true? When you … Continue reading

31 May 2016 · 11 Comments

Enjoying Bach on your Bike

Last week the annual company outing took me to Amsterdam for a visit to the Rijksmuseum. That’s the museum that has the cycle path running right through it. While most … Continue reading

7 November 2013 · 10 Comments

Bicycle Underpass Rijksmuseum Amsterdam

It was opened on the 13th of July, 1885, the magnificent national museum of the Netherlands; the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. And it was festively re-opened on April 13th this year, … Continue reading

18 July 2013 · 15 Comments

Riding into a tunnel

Winter draws long this year, but there was a hint of change this week, with a bit of much needed sun and warmth! To refresh our memory, let’s see what … Continue reading

7 March 2013 · 7 Comments

25 Ways to cross a major road

Two weeks ago I showed you that major roads do not have to be major barriers for cyclists by giving you an example of a big junction in Utrecht. But … Continue reading

9 April 2012 · 15 Comments

Huge roads do not have to be huge barriers

Huge roads can be huge barriers for cyclists. But they do not need to be. It is possible to design crossings and junctions that are safe for cyclists, both objectively … Continue reading

24 March 2012 · 10 Comments

Bicycle tunnel from 1971 in Utrecht (Netherlands)

This bicycle tunnel in Utrecht was finished in 1971 in an area of the center that was redeveloped in those days. Nowadays it is not a through route anymore and … Continue reading

22 October 2009 · Leave a comment

New bicycle tunnel ’s-Hertogenbosch

A bicycle tunnel in the Netherlands. Six weeks after the open day it was finished on the final work day before the builder’s summer holidays. A lot of details need … Continue reading

18 July 2009 · 4 Comments

Building a bicycle tunnel in ’s-Hertogenbosch

During the national open day at building sites (June 6, 2009) a bicycle tunnel being built in ‘s-Hertogenbosch (a.k.a. Den Bosch) was open to the public. The tunnel was supposed … Continue reading

6 June 2009 · 1 Comment

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