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A ride on the one day it almost looked like winter

20 February, 2024 - 23:00
The winter season draws to a close in the Netherlands, although you can hardly call it winter this year. February has already claimed the title of the warmest February ever recorded. However, there was a glimpse of real winter in …
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The Seville Cycling Revolution: A Blueprint for Urban Transformation?

6 February, 2024 - 23:00
The Dutch are often asked: What scientific proof is there, that a robust cycling network leads to increased and especially safer cycling? In the Netherlands, this question is challenging to answer due to the absence of a clear “zero-situation”; cycling …
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Cycling in Amsterdam: watch the traffic flow at a transformed busy intersection!

30 January, 2024 - 23:00
This week’s video captures a snippet of the Amsterdam rush hour in the dark. Join me as we explore the bustling intersection of Weteringschans and Museumbrug, where cycling is the main focus. Among the cyclists, you’ll see pedestrians and trams, …
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Cycling in the Rain: Dutch Resilience in Utrecht’s Downpour

16 January, 2024 - 23:00
This blog is all about the Netherlands and its cycling culture. I love showcasing pictures and videos of people effortlessly pedaling through cities and picturesque landscapes. No matter what I publish, however, the inevitable question always arises: what happens when …
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15 Years of commuting; the successful bicycle/train combination in the Netherlands

2 January, 2024 - 23:00
In 2009, I created my very first video on my channel to demonstrate that cycling can be a practical and efficient mode of transportation, even for longer distances in the Netherlands. Now, in 2024, 15 years later, I published over …
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Happy Holidays!

19 December, 2023 - 23:00
After a one-year hiatus I filmed a video for the holidays again, capturing the festive lights in the cities of ʼs-Hertogenbosch, Utrecht and Amsterdam. Those are the three cities where most of my life takes place. I hope the warm …
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This modal filter sparked my interest in urban design

5 December, 2023 - 23:00
“Was that modal filter always here?” the senior policy advisor of the city of Utrecht, Herbert Tiemens, asked me when we rode past the house I grew up in. I knew it wasn’t, and I suddenly realised that the story …
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Extra Post: This Utrecht street is finally car free

28 November, 2023 - 23:00
In 2018, a street in the heart of Utrecht city centre was reconstructed. However, the result was slightly disappointing. This was mostly due to the fact that private cars were still allowed in this narrow street. The parked cars, in …
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The F28 Cycle Route Utrecht – Amersfoort under construction

14 November, 2023 - 23:00
Some of the upgrades of major cycle routes take quite a bit of time! In 2017, I rode the proposed route of the future F28 cycle route from Utrecht to Amersfoort. At the time, it was expected that the full …
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