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Do share bikes have a future? Part 1

Published on 8 September 2017 by Hilary Staples

This summer thousands of bright-coloured share bikes suddenly appeared all over Amsterdam and Rotterdam, causing a heated debate. In part 1 of the series 'Do share bikes have a future?' we look at what types of bike share systems there are and how they compare to regular bike rental.

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World's largest bike parking facility now open

Published on 10 August 2017 by Hilary Staples

World's largest bike parking facility under Utrecht Central Station is now open. When it is completed in 2018 there will be room for 12,500 bikes. We went to see what it's like and took some photos to share with you.

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Cycling against smog

Published on 3 July 2017 by Hilary Staples

Dutch artist and designer Daan Roosegaarde presents a bike that is not only environmentally friendly and healthy, but is also to purify the air: the Smog Free Bicycle.

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Hoge Veluwe National Park by bike

Published on 7 June 2017 by Hilary Staples

Explore the beautiful nature of Hoge Veluwe National Park on a white share bike and visit the Kröller-Müller Museum for the 100th anniversary of De Stijl in 2017.

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Celebrating the Dutch windmill

Published on 27 April 2017 by Hilary Staples

National Windmill Day takes place every second weekend in May. An ideal opportunity to get on your bike and try one of our windmill cycle routes.

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No more trains to Hook of Holland

Published on 19 March 2017 by Hilary Staples

From April 2017 the rail service to Hook of Holland will be discontinued, to be replaced by a direct metro service to Rotterdam. Here are some cycle routes to the closest rail links you can use while the work is going on.

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Father and Daughter - and a bike!

Published on 17 February 2017 by Hilary Staples

The award-winning Dutch animated short film Father and Daughter (2000) by Michael Dudok de Wit depicts cycling in Holland in a unique way. We would love to share this little gem with you.

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Schiermonnikoog - the isle of bikes

Published on 25 January 2017 by Hilary Staples

On Holland's smallest inhabited Wadden Island Schiermonnikoog the bike is the main mode of transport. Here's a photo impression we made in August 2016.

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