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Reservation for bike on train to be compulsory?

Published on 9 June 2021 by Hilary Staples

If you want to take your bike on the train this summer, you will have to reserve a place in advance. The Dutch Cyclists' Union and travellers' organisation Rover are strongly opposed to this plan.


New book: The Cycling Paradise

Published on 17 November 2020 by Hilary Staples

If you want to really enjoy Holland and become part of the community, get on your bike! That’s the message of the new book The Cycling Paradise by Peter de Lange and Robert van Weperen.


Cycling in times of coronavirus

Published on 20 April 2020 by Hilary Staples

Cycling is encouraged in Holland during the coronavirus pandemic. What is it like to be out on the bike with all the restrictions?


Innovative bike parking facilities

Published on 16 October 2019 by Hilary Staples

More and more Dutch cities are looking for solutions to the growing number of parked bikes littering the streets. Managing modern and large bike parking facilities requires an innovative approach.


Battle of Arnhem - 75th anniversary

Published on 28 August 2019 by Hilary Staples

This September Holland remembers the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Arnhem. Visit the landmarks and find out more about this bit of WWII history on our Arnhem Airborne Cycle Route.


Afsluitdijk closed for cyclists

Published on 1 April 2019 by Hilary Staples

From 1 April 2019 the Afsluitdijk will be closed for cyclists for three years. A free bus service for cyclists and their bikes will be provided.


Mobile phone use on bike illegal

Published on 20 February 2019 by Hilary Staples

From 1 July 2019 it will be illegal to hold or operate a mobile phone - or any other mobile electronic device - while riding a bike.


Cycling from Amsterdam to Haarlem

Published on 13 November 2018 by Hilary Staples

How to cycle from Amsterdam to Haarlem - and back? Here is the most pleasant bike-friendly route.