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?


A celebration of cargo bikes

Published on 20 April 2015 by Hilary Staples

On Sunday 19 April, visited the International Cargo Bike Festival 2015 in Nijmegen. Here's a photo impression.


Tour de France activities in Utrecht

Published on 8 April 2015 by Hilary Staples

Utrecht has started the countdown to the Tour de France. For the coming 3 months visitors are treated to a varied programme of Tour-related activities. Here's a taste of what's on offer.


International Cargo Bike Festival 2015

Published on 24 March 2015 by Hilary Staples

The International Cargo Bike Festival in Nijmegen will take place in the weekend of 18 and 19 April 2015. The festival is the biggest platform for cargo bikes and cycle logistics in the world.


Utrecht tackles bike traffic jams

Published on 4 March 2015 by Hilary Staples

In the battle against bike traffic jams Utrecht has opened a hotline where cyclists can report stoplights that cause traffic build-ups.


Duo bike - cycling with a difference

Published on 10 February 2015 by Hilary Staples

On our cycle tours through Holland collecting material for the website, we get to meet many interesting people. The story of one couple on a duo bike is so inspirational that I'd like to share it with you.


Experience the Tour de France 2015 in Utrecht

Published on 15 January 2015 by Hilary Staples

Are you coming to Utrecht for the start of the Tour de France 2015? Then allow some extra time to cycle the route yourself, or enjoy the many cycling possibilities that Utrecht and the region, have to offer. Here's all the information you need.


Grit route planner for cyclists

Published on 29 December 2014 by Hilary Staples

In December the Dutch Cyclists' Union presented a new 'grit route planner' for cyclists. Here cyclists can see which streets have been cleared from snow and ice, so they can plan the safest route. Yesterday was our first chance to see whether it really saves you from falling off your bike.