All about cycling in the Netherlands

What qualifies as Dutch Design?

The UK have recently started to look across the North sea for cycle infrastructure inspiration… again. Because some people in the UK already did that in the 1930s  and also in … Continue reading

12 April 2013 · 26 Comments

Postcard from London

Just one day after the mayor of London unfolded his cycling vision earlier this month, I had to be in London for a meeting which had nothing to do with … Continue reading

21 March 2013 · 10 Comments

An ‘Elephant & Castle’ in the Netherlands

“This really looks a lot like Elephant & Castle” is what I thought when I was cycling in The Hague on the last Sunday of 2012. If “Elephant & Castle” … Continue reading

10 January 2013 · 20 Comments

Cycling to the London Olympics – a follow-up

In the closing weekend of the London Olympics 2012 a group of ‘s-Hertogenbosch civil servants cycled to London and back (a 600 kilometer round trip) to promote the fact that … Continue reading

27 August 2012 · 10 Comments

Cycling to the London Olympics

Just after mid-day on Thursday 9th August, 23 civil servants of ‘s-Hertogenbosch (aka Den Bosch) started a cycle tour to the Olympics in London. The 600 kilometer 4 day round … Continue reading

9 August 2012 · 10 Comments

Love Britain, go Dutch… in 1935

It can sometimes be incredibly enlightening to look into the past. The following is from a 77 year old Dutch newspaper article. If you look past the old-fashioned language and … Continue reading

2 July 2012 · 10 Comments

Seeing how the neighbours do it

Last Monday I had a few hours to spare while in London. The perfect opportunity to go and see all the traffic situations I ‘knew’ from following the blogs about … Continue reading

30 April 2012 · 18 Comments