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 still there are people who deny humans are to blame … Continue reading Cycling in the hottest evening rush hour on record
I posted a one minute video of an Amsterdam intersection which got a lot of attention on Twitter two months ago. That minute shows many different types of bicycles and people passing by in all sorts of vehicles. This made … Continue reading Traffic flows when people interact in a human way
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?
The people of Utrecht are very satisfied with cycling in their city and they continue to cycle more every year. Cycling increased with five percent last year, while the number of car trips in the city remained the same. Since, … Continue reading Cycling increased again in Utrecht
It’s tulip season in the Netherlands and what better way to enjoy that than by cycling past the splendid colours of the bulb flower fields. Taking in this wonderful sight is a favourite pastime for Dutch people and tourists alike. … Continue reading Cycling to the tulips in North-Holland
When you follow my blog and Twitter stream and saw my recent posts, you could get the impression that we have much snow in the Netherlands and that we constantly have busy rush hours. That is of course not the … Continue reading Seeking Harmony
While quite some of my followers are suffering from the heat in Australia, most of you are in the northern hemisphere, like we are in the Netherlands, where it is winter. Dutch winters were never very severe, but since global … Continue reading Cycling in the falling snow in Utrecht
“I intend to keep on showing you even more Dutch Cycling in 2019”, that’s what I promised in my last real post of 2018 and in this post, the first one of the new year, you will get that quite … Continue reading How Dutch Cycling benefits society
Just a little video this festive week to wish you all the best for the holidays. The Dutch towns and cities look lovely this time of the year with their festive lights. It is even nicer to see people cycling … Continue reading Happy Holidays
This is the last real blog post of the year*, which traditionally is my year roundup. It is the fourth time that I made a compilation video, this time of course with short excerpts of all my 2018 videos. This … Continue reading A compilation of my 2018 posts and videos
The City of Copenhagen wants to be the best cycling city in the world and calls itself “City of Cyclists”. How justified is that from a Dutch perspective? Continue reading Is Copenhagen a City of Cyclists?
Rain, wind and bold colours. That is Autumn, well usually anyway. This year there hasn’t been much rain (the Netherlands is experiencing a severe draught) and the otherwise normal temperature drop has been postponed too, apparently. With temperatures of up … Continue reading Autumn Cycling