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All about cycling in the Netherlands

Cycling during lockdown

This would have been such a special year for the Netherlands. In 2020 we would be the centre of the world’s attention with the Eurovision Song Contest, the Invictus Games, … Continue reading

25 March 2020 · 6 Comments

Going back to the Utrecht Mariaplaats

We’re all witnessing unprecedented events around the world. I find it stunning to see how quickly our “normal” can change! Less than two weeks ago I filmed the evening rush … Continue reading

18 March 2020 · Leave a comment

Rush hour at dawn

It’s been a while since I showed you a morning rush hour. It is always good to take a step back every now and then. I often show you different … Continue reading

29 January 2020 · 11 Comments

You are not made of sugar…

You won’t melt in the rain… That is not the answer you want to hear as a teenager when you complain to your mother about having to cycle to school … Continue reading

8 January 2020 · 2 Comments

2020 is the year of stage 2 of the Tour de Force

Billet en français: En 2020 commence la deuxième étape du « Tour de Force » In this first post of the year I’d like to focus on the second stage … Continue reading

2 January 2020 · 5 Comments

Happy Holidays

As promised last week, I have a little video to wish you all the best for the holidays. It is traditional, in this darkest time of the year, that the … Continue reading

24 December 2019 · 1 Comment

A compilation of my 2019 posts and videos

It is time again for the traditional year-in-review video in the last real blog post of the year*. This is the fifth end-of-the-year compilation video, so it is becoming a … Continue reading

18 December 2019 · 3 Comments

Riding in Autumn

Autumn is the time of year associated with decay, with rain and wind, but when the sun is out, shining from just over the horizon, on the leaves in many … Continue reading

27 November 2019 · 8 Comments

Cycle Tour of Freedom

The city of ʼs-Hertogenbosch celebrated that it has been free for 75 years. The 10-day-long festivities to mark the end of World War II (in the last week of October … Continue reading

30 October 2019 · 3 Comments

The battle for the Ferdinand Bolstraat

The Ferdinand Bolstraat is an interesting street in Amsterdam. Part of it is car-free now, another part is almost car-free. In the 1970s it was still considered a main arterial … Continue reading

9 October 2019 · 7 Comments

Cycling through the heath (3)

Extensive heaths and vast woodlands are probably not what comes to your mind first when you think of the Netherlands, but just like the green meadows with cows they are … Continue reading

18 September 2019 · 1 Comment

Cycling in the hottest evening rush hour on record

What a Summer the one of 2019 is… The arctic is burning in an unprecedented way, there was a second heatwave in Europe, breaking records on two consecutive days and … Continue reading

31 July 2019 · 6 Comments

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