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Is cycling priority on roundabouts a good idea?

25 February, 2020 - 23:00
Roundabouts are much safer than regular intersections. There is not much debate about that fact in the Netherlands. But when it comes to the priority rules on roundabouts the opinions … Continue reading →
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Winter Cycling Congress 2020 in Joensuu

18 February, 2020 - 23:00
The city of Joensuu was host to the international Winter Cycling Conference 2020. With temperatures as low as -13 degrees and weather conditions ranging from sunny clear blue skies to … Continue reading →
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Cycling in the Finnish snow

11 February, 2020 - 23:00
In the past two weeks I was in Finland, thinking: ‘When the snow doesn’t come to me, I will go to the snow instead!’ That wasn’t the main reason though. … Continue reading →
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Cheerful art in a cycle tunnel

4 February, 2020 - 23:00
Most cycle tunnels in the Netherlands have a work of art on their walls. One of the reasons is that art makes the tunnels less scary. A cycle tunnel in … Continue reading →
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Rush hour at dawn

28 January, 2020 - 23:00
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 →
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Renting a bicycle from a locker

21 January, 2020 - 23:00
Thanks to the national OV-Fiets system, which is the public-transport shared bicycle system, I can get to places where I want to film for this blog. When I had to … Continue reading →
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When you design streets for people, not for machines

14 January, 2020 - 23:00
The Utrecht Maliebaan is a beautiful tree-lined avenue – over 60 metres wide – that was built almost 400 years ago as a sports track for a game that was … Continue reading →
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You are not made of sugar…

7 January, 2020 - 23:00
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 →
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2020 is the year of stage 2 of the Tour de Force

1 January, 2020 - 23:00
In this first post of the year I’d like to focus on the second stage of the Tour de Force which starts right now, in 2020. But we can of … Continue reading →
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Happy Holidays

23 December, 2019 - 23:00
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 →
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A compilation of my 2019 posts and videos

17 December, 2019 - 23:00
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 →
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Riding from Delft to The Hague in the dark

10 December, 2019 - 23:00
It is never fun to discover that your train service is suspended due to upgrading works and you will have to use a bus instead. I hate being on a … Continue reading →
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The curved cycle bridge of Beek

3 December, 2019 - 23:00
A very nice curved cycle bridge was built near Maastricht – Aachen airport. This is a bridge in the fast cycle route from Maastricht to Sittard-Geleen in the extreme south … Continue reading →
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Riding in Autumn

26 November, 2019 - 23:00
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 →
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Five cycle tunnels in the province of Utrecht

19 November, 2019 - 23:00
A beautiful new bicycle tunnel was officially opened last Thursday in De Bilt by representatives of the Province of Utrecht and the municipality of De Bilt. The new tunnel is … Continue reading →
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Road versus tree (the tree won!)

12 November, 2019 - 23:00
In Vught there is an almost 100 year old beech tree that had survived World War II as a sapling. Decades later it was carefully spared when the motorway it … Continue reading →
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