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New book: Learn to cycle in Amsterdam

Published on 13 December 2017 by Hilary Staples

Cycling in a city like Amsterdam can be quite daunting at first. In her new book Xing Chen gives lots of practical information, tips and advice to help cyclists navigate safely through the hustle and bustle of Amsterdam traffic.

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Do share bikes have a future? Part 3

Published on 17 November 2017 by Hilary Staples

This summer thousands of bright-coloured share bikes suddenly appeared all over Amsterdam and Rotterdam, causing a heated debate. In part 3 of the series 'Do share bikes have a future?' we ask whether Dutch cyclists actually want a share bike.

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Do share bikes have a future? Part 2

Published on 19 October 2017 by Hilary Staples

This summer thousands of bright-coloured share bikes suddenly appeared all over Amsterdam and Rotterdam, causing a heated debate. In part 2 of the series 'Do share bikes have a future?' we look at how share bikes have been received by regular bike rental companies and city councils.

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Do share bikes have a future? Part 1

Published on 8 September 2017 by Hilary Staples

This summer thousands of bright-coloured share bikes suddenly appeared all over Amsterdam and Rotterdam, causing a heated debate. In part 1 of the series 'Do share bikes have a future?' we look at what types of bike share systems there are and how they compare to regular bike rental.

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World's largest bike parking facility now open

Published on 10 August 2017 by Hilary Staples

World's largest bike parking facility under Utrecht Central Station is now open. When it is completed in 2018 there will be room for 12,500 bikes. We went to see what it's like and took some photos to share with you.

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Cycling against smog

Published on 3 July 2017 by Hilary Staples

Dutch artist and designer Daan Roosegaarde presents a bike that is not only environmentally friendly and healthy, but is also to purify the air: the Smog Free Bicycle.

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Hoge Veluwe National Park by bike

Published on 7 June 2017 by Hilary Staples

Explore the beautiful nature of Hoge Veluwe National Park on a white share bike and visit the Kröller-Müller Museum for the 100th anniversary of De Stijl in 2017.

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Celebrating the Dutch windmill

Published on 27 April 2017 by Hilary Staples

National Windmill Day takes place every second weekend in May. An ideal opportunity to get on your bike and try one of our windmill cycle routes.

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