Extra Post: Relaxed cycling on a Saturday afternoon

BicycleDutch - 28 June, 2022 - 23:00
June is again a month with five Wednesdays. That would mean you’d have to wait three weeks for a new post, because I publish only on the first and third Wednesday of the month in 2022. To fill that longer …
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Some Dutch Cycling infrastructure is older than you might expect, some of it is newer

A View from the Cycle Path - 21 June, 2022 - 15:28
It sometimes not clear to people whether cycling infrastructure in the Netherlands is a new phenomena or something which has been around decades ago. Sometimes new infrastructure looks "old" or old infrastructure looks "new". Old infrastructure which looks "new" Here's an example of a cycle-path and road junction which look right up to date, but which have actually existed for over 60 years. David Hembrow
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My first ride in ʼs-Hertogenbosch

BicycleDutch - 14 June, 2022 - 23:00
This week I have a special ride to show you. It is the first post-op ride I filmed. I am sure some people will be very happy to see images of the actual weather conditions instead of the eternal winter …
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Cycle way upgrade in the forest

BicycleDutch - 31 May, 2022 - 23:00
On the ride in my previous post, I was completely taken by surprise! Where I expected to see a narrow dirt path in the forest that I knew so well, with its potholes, bumpy surface and all the overhanging branches, …
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My last recreational ride

BicycleDutch - 17 May, 2022 - 23:00
In this post I will show you a recreational ride I took early March 2022. This was my last ride before my open-heart surgery. I didn’t know that at the time I cycled, but five days later I would be …
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A cycle street where buses are guest

BicycleDutch - 3 May, 2022 - 23:00
The city of ʼs-Hertogenbosch has a new cycle street. A very special version of a cycle street, where is not the cars which are guest but buses! The street is closed to private motor traffic. The Van Berckelstraat in the …
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Ride Nijmegen – Arnhem on the F325

BicycleDutch - 19 April, 2022 - 23:00
It is the third Wednesday of the month and that means that it is time again for another longer ride that I filmed before my surgery on March 14. This week, I have a ride on the F325 Cycle Route …
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A new bridge for cycling and walking in Dordrecht

BicycleDutch - 5 April, 2022 - 23:00
Former Queen Beatrix opened a bridge for walking and cycling in Dordrecht named after her late husband prince Claus. The mother of the reigning king stepped down from her position in 2013, but she does still perform such royal duties …
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Extra post: A ride in Amsterdam

BicycleDutch - 29 March, 2022 - 23:00
In 2022, I was only going to publish a post on the first and third Wednesday of every month. That usually amounts to one post every other week, but not when a month has 5 Wednesdays, such as this month …
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The challenge of declining bicycle sales in the world's leading cycling nation

A View from the Cycle Path - 24 March, 2022 - 12:38
A few days ago I quote tweeted this graph from Datagraver on twitter with a comment that "Sadly, cycling is dying in the Netherlands." The responses to this tweet were largely defensive and many people clearly didn't understand what I meant, so let's look deeper at the bicycle market in the Netherlands and consider what the consequences could be for cycling in this country with lower bicycle David Hembrow
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Ride from Rhijnauwen to Utrecht

BicycleDutch - 15 March, 2022 - 23:00
While I try to keep a promise as much as possible. Sometimes things turn out unexpectedly. I told you that I would warn in advance about my upcoming open heart surgery. Well… when you read this that has already taken …
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