Earlier this month the German city of Leipzig hosted this year’s Velo-City conference. Velo-City is the world’s largest cycling congress organised by the European Cyclists’ Federation, this year in cooperation with the city of Leipzig, the Leipzig Conference Center and … Continue reading Is Leipzig leading the transition?
In the second week of May 2023, the world’s largest international cycling conference took place in Leipzig, Germany. I will publish about Velo-City 2023 in my next post. Since I have only returned home recently I wasn’t able to write … Continue reading A ride in Leipzig, Germany
I couldn’t remember when I last felt afraid on my bicycle. Not just anxious, but genuinely fearing for my life. I do now, after I cycled in Dublin last week. The 4-kilometre-long ride from my hotel near the Phoenix Park … Continue reading How cycle friendly is Dublin?
“Everyone is on a Dutch cycling high after VeloCity 2017” tweeted Australian cyclist/journalist Michael O’Reilly yesterday. If you could see my Twitter Timeline you would understand he hit the nail on the head with that remark. What a wonderful week … Continue reading On a Dutch Cycling High
Now that was quite a week of cycling related business I just experienced! I am glad this is a week without a normal post, because I would not have had time at all to make an elaborate post with a … Continue reading Weeks of cycling related activities
Three short news items in this no-post week. Royal Opening of Velo-City 2017 The King of the Netherlands will open the Velo-City cycling conference on Tuesday 13th June next, in Nijmegen. For those of my readers who are not familiar … Continue reading King to open Velo-City and other news
Arnhem is one of the two host cities of Velo-City 2017. I have written quite a lot about Nijmegen, the other host city, on my blog in the past, but I only really wrote about Arnhem once before. Today I … Continue reading Arnhem, the co-host of Velo-city 2017
“Velo-city 2017 will be hosted by the country that is praised as the ‘bicycle country of the world’, the Netherlands! For a whole generation of cycling professionals this will be the first opportunity to get to know the Dutch practice … Continue reading Velo-City 2017 comes to The Netherlands