Published on 18 March 2016 by Hilary Staples
Spring is in the air and the first crocuses and daffodils are in bloom. Now is the right time for a cycle ride through the tulips fields.
Published on 4 March 2016 by Hilary Staples
In 2016 Rotterdam will be testing the Gobike electric bike share system. How does the Gobike work and how does it compare to other bike rental options in Rotterdam?
Published on 13 January 2016 by Hilary Staples
Overcrowded cycle paths and an increase in serious injuries among cyclists have raised concerns about the safety on Dutch cycle paths, especially in major cities. Who is to blame?
Published on 23 December 2015 by Hilary Staples
Cycle 100 km to the woods, heath, sea and lakes. Hinder your opponents with flat tyres, head winds and other inconveniences. Stap Op is a classic Dutch card game about cycling.
Published on 18 November 2015 by Hilary Staples
Cyclists in Amsterdam ride slower than in other cities. The three busiest cycle paths are not in Amsterdam, but in Utrecht. The Dutch cycle faster when it rains. These are some of the results of a recent large-scale investigation into cycling behaviour in Holland.
Published on 5 November 2015 by Hilary Staples
Utrecht has tested a new interactive green wave system for cyclists: Light Companion. This system aims to improve the flow of bikes at traffic lights. I went to the test site to see how it works.
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.
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?
National Bike Counting Week
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