BICYCLE DUTCH

All about cycling in the Netherlands

Spring cycling in ʼs-Hertogenbosch

People were still ice skating earlier this month in the Netherlands, but now the first bulb flowers are in bloom! Many people went out cycling last Sunday to enjoy one … Continue reading

27 March 2018 · 4 Comments

Cycling rush hours in the dark

Although it is now rapidly changing for the better, we are still in the dark season. From early November to late February the hours of daylight are so few, that … Continue reading

6 February 2018 · 34 Comments

Dutch cycling figures

The Dutch cycle more. They cycle more often and they cycle longer distances. But the modal share of cycling has been more or less stable for the last three decades … Continue reading

2 January 2018 · 25 Comments

A video review of my 2017 posts and videos

Traditionally, the last post of the year is my year round-up. For the third time in a row I created a compilation video with short excerpts of all my 2017 … Continue reading

19 December 2017 · 7 Comments

Cycling in a winter wonderland

“That’s not snow, that’s a light dusting!” I can already predict some comments on this week’s video. For the people in north-west Europe, not used to heavy snow, it was … Continue reading

12 December 2017 · 24 Comments

When autumn feels like summer

After a wet and cold September, we’ve experienced an incredibly warm mid-October. For this ‘short-post’ week I decided to put my camera right next to a cycle path in ’s-Hertogenbosch … Continue reading

17 October 2017 · 10 Comments

Cycling onto the Dafne Schippersbrug

It is exactly 6 months in use today; the cycle bridge atop a school. For the bridge, as well as the woman it was named after, those 6 months have … Continue reading

3 October 2017 · 7 Comments

Why are we still waiting?

When you want to see a lot of people cycling at the same time, it’s always good to go to one of Utrecht’s conflict points. This time I went back … Continue reading

19 September 2017 · 4 Comments

A postcard from Vienna

Many people shared their holiday cycle impressions on social media all through the summer. I found it very interesting to see what people visiting the Netherlands showed to their home … Continue reading

22 August 2017 · 16 Comments

Houten in the rain

Houten is one of the often-chosen destinations when people visit the Netherlands to learn more about cycling in this country. A right choice, Houten is a great little town to … Continue reading

25 July 2017 · 6 Comments

The busiest cycleway in the Netherlands

The guided tour season is at its peak right now. With Velo-City 2017 rapidly approaching the first groups are already arriving in the country. The associate professor from Platteville-Wisconsin, whose … Continue reading

6 June 2017 · 8 Comments

A week of national holidays

This is the week of national holidays in the Netherlands. Last Thursday it was King’s Day and later this week, on Friday the 5th May, we celebrate Liberation Day, with … Continue reading

2 May 2017 · 2 Comments
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