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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.


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?


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.


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.


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.


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?


Is Holland still bike friendly?

Published on 27 May 2015 by Hilary Staples

Holland has lost its top position on the ECF Cycling Barometer. What does the barometer look at? Does this mean Holland is becoming less bike friendly?


Elderly cyclists, beware!

Published on 13 May 2015 by Hilary Staples

Holland claims to be the safest country in the world to ride a bike, but for one group of cyclists the statistics are not so good: the elderly. Why is this group more at risk? Should we discourage the elderly from cycling?