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Protest against Eurostar's new bike policy

Published on 22 October 2015 by Hilary Staples

European cycle bodies fear Eurostar's new bike policy will make cycle-rail integration more difficult and are calling for a reversal of the new policy.

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Bike parking - one size fits all?

Published on 24 September 2015 by Hilary Staples

Bike parking is a hot issue in Holland. Not only is there a huge shortage of bike parking places, but the type of bikes that need to be accommodated is becoming more diverse. Do traditional one-size-fits-all bike parking facilities meet the current needs?

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National Bike Counting Week

Published on 9 September 2015 by Hilary Staples

Which route do cyclists take to get from A to B? How long does it take them? And at what time are they travelling? We're about to find out during the very first National Bike Counting Week.

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E-bike popular with school children

Published on 13 August 2015 by Hilary Staples

The e-bike used to be aimed at elderly cyclists and was considered 'uncool' by teenagers. Now the e-bike is growing in popularity with school children. The bike industry is happy, but is it all good news?

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OV-bike scheme faces shortage of bikes

Published on 17 July 2015 by Hilary Staples

The OV-bike scheme has become so popular that some stations completely run out of bikes. New bikes are badly needed.

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Giro d’Italia 2016 to start in Holland

Published on 6 July 2015 by Hilary Staples

The Giro d’Italia 2016 is to start in the Dutch province of Gelderland. A great opportunity to get on your bike and explore the popular cycling area around Apeldoorn, Arnhem and Nijmegen yourself.

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Official Grand Départ Utrecht cycling event for amateurs

Published on 28 June 2015 by Hilary Staples

Photo impression of the official Grand Départ Utrecht cycling event for amateur cyclists on 28 June 2015.

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Extra facilities for cyclists during start of Tour de France

Published on 15 June 2015 by Hilary Staples

An estimated 80,000 Tour de France spectators are expected to arrive in Utrecht by bike. Utrecht is a bike-friendly city, but also known for its bike traffic jams and shortage of bike parking facilities. How is it going to accommodate these extra cyclists?

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