Published on 22 January 2014 by Hilary Staples
In recent years Holland has seen a growing number of cycling accidents, mostly involving only one cyclist. This increase is greatest among elderly cyclists. The e-bike, which allows elderly cyclists to ride more and faster too, is thought to be to blame.
Published on 12 December 2013 by Hilary Staples
It’s dark, your bike lights are broken, you're far from home. Do you risk riding home without lights? Not if it’s up to the Dutch Cyclists’ Union. Their solution is simple: a bike light vending machine.
Published on 2 December 2013 by Hilary Staples
Holland is to get the world’s first glow-in-the-dark cycle path in 2014. The design was inspired by Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh’s The Starry Night.
Published on 19 November 2013 by Hilary Staples
Bicycle helmets are not compulsory in Holland. Don’t the Dutch care about the safety of their cyclists, or are there better ways of protecting cyclists?
Published on 8 November 2013 by Hilary Staples
The Tour de France 2015 is to start in the Dutch town of Utrecht, the organisers of the world’s biggest cycling race announced on Friday.
Published on 26 October 2013 by Hilary Staples
Can the Dutch bike culture help reduce traffic congestion in Britain? BBC correspondent Anna Holligan cycled from The Hague to London to find out if Britain could and should be going Dutch.
Published on 3 August 2013 by Hilary Staples
Internetting on your bicycle - should it be allowed? At the moment using a smartphone on the bike is legal in Holland. But should it remain so? Next month VVN will be launching a campaign against all use of the smartphone in traffic, especially focusing on cyclists.
Published on 1 August 2013 by Hilary Staples
After months of preparation and many miles of cycling, Holland-Cycling.com is about to go live. It’s an exciting moment. Will you be able to find our website? And if so, will you like it enough to come back again? Who are you, we wonder.