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Riding in the snow in Utrecht

23 February, 2021 - 23:00
During the week we had snow, early February, I was briefly in Utrecht and I managed to cycle and film two routes. One from the east to the railway station and one from the west to the railway station. Both …
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Cycling in winter weather

16 February, 2021 - 23:00
The snow is quickly melting away again after eight days of exceptional winter weather for the Netherlands. There hadn’t been this much snow and ice for over a decade. It snowed for almost 48 hours first and then the canals …
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Europe’s longest cycling bridge opened

9 February, 2021 - 23:00
The new longest cycling bridge of Europe was opened one and a half weeks ago. A representative of the province of Groningen and the mayor of the municipality of Oldambt cut the ribbon together on 1 February 2021. The mainly …
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Snow ride from Vught to ʼs-Hertogenbosch

7 February, 2021 - 23:00
A “code red” weather warning was issued Sunday 7 February 2021 because the snow storm “Darcy” hit the Netherlands that day. A code red means “stay indoors as much as possible, do not go out onto the roads unless you …
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Two intersections improved for cycling

2 February, 2021 - 23:00
Streets are never finished. Their design needs constant monitoring. Traffic flows may change over time, people’s travel habits may change and views on which is the preferred mode of transportation may change as well. When the municipality of ʼs-Hertogenbosch established …
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A ride in the snow

26 January, 2021 - 23:00
A light dusting of snow ended a very long period without snow in the Netherlands on Saturday 16 January last. It hadn’t snowed in De Bilt (which is the location of the Dutch weather bureau) since 1 February 2019. Over …
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Utrecht wants less cycling on the busiest cycleway of the Netherlands

19 January, 2021 - 23:00
Utrecht wants to reduce cycling on the main east-west corridor in the city centre aka the busiest cycleway of the Netherlands. Mainly due to a number of barriers (such as railway lines and canals) cycling in the city centre is …
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Another stage of the F50 fast cycle route finished

12 January, 2021 - 23:00
The F50 fast cycle route from Oss to Uden in the south of the Netherlands is under construction. When I cycled the route last July 2020 road works were on-going south-east of the village of Nistelrode. According to the municipal …
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The third edition of the Sustainable Safety vision

5 January, 2021 - 23:00
Sustainable Safety is one of the corner stones of the Dutch road safety policies. Its ultimate goal is to make traffic so safe that everybody can get home safely. Not only fit able-bodied people or drivers in protected vehicles, but …
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A compilation of my 2020 posts and videos

22 December, 2020 - 23:00
It is time for the end-of-the-year video recap of 2020. And what a special year it has been for all of us! The first global pandemic for most people in … Continue reading →
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Happy Holidays

15 December, 2020 - 23:00
There is no normal post this week. I only have my traditional festive video for the holiday season to show you. This year’s holiday season is weird, just like this … Continue reading →
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Cycling underpass at Bilthoven Station

8 December, 2020 - 23:00
Five years ago the railway underpass at Bilthoven station was opened after a three year reconstruction. That project converted a very dangerous level railway crossing in a busy road into … Continue reading →
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Bonus Ride in ʼs-Hertogenbosch

6 December, 2020 - 23:00
Every Monday in October and November I published an extra post with a ride. It’s December now and I published my nine rides, but isn’t that a strange number? Doesn’t … Continue reading →
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A new cycling underpass in Utrecht

1 December, 2020 - 23:00
Utrecht opened a new cycling underpass in the canal route through the city on the rainy morning of 1 December 2020. The underpass replaces the only remaining at-grade intersection in … Continue reading →
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Ride on the Eindhoven ‘Slowlane’

29 November, 2020 - 23:00
For my ninth and – officially – last extra ride we stay in Eindhoven, where I showed you the Tegenbosch bridge in last week’s post. As I mentioned in that … Continue reading →
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A huge new cycling bridge in Eindhoven

24 November, 2020 - 23:00
The city of Eindhoven is building a reputation of making bold statements with large pieces of cycling infrastructure. After the world famous floating cycling roundabout, the Hovenring, and the 37 … Continue reading →
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Ride in ʼs-Hertogenbosch

22 November, 2020 - 23:00
For this week’s extra post I rode around in my hometown ʼs-Hertogenbosch, including through the intersection of my last post. This ride was filmed on a Friday afternoon early September … Continue reading →
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A reconstructed intersection in ʼs-Hertogenbosch

17 November, 2020 - 23:00
The city of ʼs-Hertogenbosch redesigned a major intersection. Until the 1970s this intersection was part of the main north-south route in the country. Fortunately, most through traffic now uses the … Continue reading →
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Ride on the Greenport Bikeway

15 November, 2020 - 23:00
For ride number seven of nine I cycled the Greenport Bikeway again. This was the first fast cycle route to be opened in the province of Limburg in 2015. I … Continue reading →
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A curved cycle viaduct in Venlo

10 November, 2020 - 23:00
The curved cycle viaduct in this post livens up an otherwise rather boring looking industrial area under development in Venlo in the Netherlands. The bridge is almost a year old … Continue reading →
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