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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!


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.


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?


Cyclists to blame for danger on cycle paths

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?


Stap Op - a classic Dutch card game

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.


Amsterdam has slowest cyclists

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.


Light Companion - a green wave for cyclists

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.


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.