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All about cycling in the Netherlands

How well can you cycle in winter conditions?

Two weeks ago the Netherlands was covered with a thin layer of snow. Enough snow to make cycling very uncomfortable if the roads and cycleways hadn’t been treated, but they … Continue reading

6 February 2019 · 5 Comments

Cycling in the falling snow in Utrecht

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 … Continue reading

30 January 2019 · 11 Comments

A winter ride

Snow is becoming increasingly rare in this country, because of the climate change obviously. I did show you quite a bit of snow a little over one year ago, but … Continue reading

17 December 2018 · 10 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 · 26 Comments

Rolling in the rain

Rain! We almost need to apologize when we draw attention to it nowadays, because, as you know, It Almost Never Rains! But… as will become clear from this post, it … Continue reading

2 February 2016 · 14 Comments

Happy Holidays!

It’s almost Christmas and if it weren’t for the darkness and the light decorations everywhere you would hardly be able to tell. The weather doesn’t feel like winter at all. … Continue reading

22 December 2015 · 12 Comments

Winter Cycling Congress 2015 (2)

Last week you could see my presentation at the Winter Cycling Congress in Leeuwarden, from 10 to 12 February last. In my post this week, I’d like to show you … Continue reading

3 March 2015 · 8 Comments

Winter Cycling Congress 2015

Earlier this February the Dutch city of Leeuwarden hosted the third international Winter Cycling Congress. Delegates of many countries gathered to talk about how you could make cycling in winter … Continue reading

24 February 2015 · 3 Comments

Winter Cycling vs Summer Cycling

The first snow of 2015 surprised us last Saturday. The day before, the weather services had predicted black ice and they even issued a weather alarm. But it wasn’t black … Continue reading

27 January 2015 · 20 Comments

How to make cycling possible in the snow

We had almost grown unaccustomed to it… snow! The last time there was substantial snow in the south of the Netherlands was in February 2013, almost 2 years ago. But … Continue reading

13 January 2015 · 19 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 · 16 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
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