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New laws for speed pedelecs in 2017

Published on 29 December 2016 by Hilary Staples

From 1 January 2017 the speed pedelec will no longer be classed as a light moped, but as a moped according to Dutch law. What are the consequences?

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LF routes to undergo overhaul

Published on 9 December 2016 by Hilary Staples

The network of national LF routes is to undergo a radical overhaul in 2017-2021. What does that mean for cyclists planning a holiday in Holland?

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Bikes to be permitted on IC Direct trains

Published on 17 November 2016 by Hilary Staples

In 2017 cyclists will finally be able to take their bikes on the Dutch IC Direct trains. This is good news for bike travellers who want to use this fast rail link between Amsterdam and Brussels.

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Cyclists, switch on your lights!

Published on 24 October 2016 by Hilary Staples

Almost half of the young Dutch cyclists ride their bike in the dark without lights. That's why this year's bike light campaign specially focuses on 12 to 24 year-olds. Will it make any difference?

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Roadside assistance by bike

Published on 26 September 2016 by Hilary Staples

Everyone in Holland knows the yellow patrol cars of the ANWB Wegenwacht. Now, in Amsterdam and Scheveningen, a patrol officer may also come to your rescue by bike.

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Six new cycle routes for 2016

Published on 2 May 2016 by Hilary Staples

We have been working very hard to present you six new day trips for the 2016 cycling season. Go and explore!

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Visiting the tulip fields in 2016

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.

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Rotterdam to test new bike share system

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?

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