BICYCLE DUTCH

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Cycling with babies and toddlers

Some people think large bridges or other exceptional infrastructure is what draws people to this blog, but no, it’s the babies. No really, the most viewed post is the one … Continue reading

19 May 2015 · 14 Comments

King’s Day Cycling

Yesterday, 27th April 2015, was the first Koningsdag or King’s Day that was celebrated on the right day of the year. People from the suburbs of ʼs-Hertogenbosch cycled in droves … Continue reading

28 April 2015 · 6 Comments

Leeuwarden Bicycle Rush Hours

Leeuwarden has very different types of infrastructure for different types of streets. When I filmed rush hour at two locations in the city last month, the end result seems to … Continue reading

24 March 2015 · 8 Comments

Women cycling: “Make it happen”

“Celebrate women’s achievements. Call for greater equality. #Make it happen.” This is the theme of the International Women’s Day in 2015, that is celebrated today, 8 March. I always feel … Continue reading

8 March 2015 · 13 Comments

Dressing up for the occasion

The Dutch don’t dress up for cycling, they dress up for where they are going. That doesn’t become much clearer than when they cycle to Carnival festivities. Carnival will still … Continue reading

17 February 2015 · 9 Comments

Rush hour in the dark

We are past the darkest time of the year again, the days are already slowly getting longer. But it will take a long time before we notice that it really … Continue reading

6 January 2015 · 13 Comments

What defines Dutch cycling? (2)

When compared to other countries The Netherlands has a unique cycling ‘culture’. Three years ago I showed you some typically Dutch cycling traits. Mannerisms you certainly won’t see in countries … Continue reading

2 January 2015 · 27 Comments

Happy Holidays

Now that the darkest time of the year is here, cities have brought out pretty lights to make all that darkness a bit more bearable. Streets around the world have … Continue reading

18 December 2014 · 6 Comments

Cycling on a rainy autumn day in Utrecht

When I showed you people continue to cycle during a short and light summer shower in ʼs-Hertogenbosch, exactly three months ago, someone on YouTube commented: “You should make one in … Continue reading

4 December 2014 · 16 Comments

Can there ever be too many people cycling?

The Dutch have been very good at making cycling the best transport option for many journeys. So good, some argue, that the downsides are now becoming apparent and even annoying. … Continue reading

20 November 2014 · 29 Comments

Why cycle alone, when you can do it together?

After all the recent serious posts it is time for a light hearted look at people cycling again. What better place to look for people on their bicycles than the … Continue reading

23 October 2014 · 12 Comments

Iconic bridge for cycling and walking in Purmerend

“A high profile and iconic bridge for Purmerend, that’s what I think we’ve built and that’s what we’ve wanted to build right from the beginning.” In a video documentary, Alderman … Continue reading

2 October 2014 · 10 Comments
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