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Cyclists, switch on your lights!

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Almost half of the young Dutch cyclists ride their bike in the dark without lights. That's why this year's bike light campaign specially focuses on 12 to 24 year-olds. Will it make any difference?

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Roadside assistance by bike

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Everyone in Holland knows the yellow patrol cars of the ANWB Wegenwacht. Now, in Amsterdam and Scheveningen, a patrol officer may also come to your rescue by bike.

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Six new cycle routes for 2016

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We have been working very hard to present you six new day trips for the 2016 cycling season. Go and explore!

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Visiting the tulip fields in 2016

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Spring is in the air and the first crocuses and daffodils are in bloom. Now is the right time for a cycle ride through the tulips fields.

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Rotterdam to test new bike share system

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In 2016 Rotterdam will be testing the Gobike electric bike share system. How does the Gobike work and how does it compare to other bike rental options in Rotterdam?

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Cyclists to blame for danger on cycle paths

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Overcrowded cycle paths and an increase in serious injuries among cyclists have raised concerns about the safety on Dutch cycle paths, especially in major cities. Who is to blame?

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Stap Op - a classic Dutch card game

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Cycle 100 km to the woods, heath, sea and lakes. Hinder your opponents with flat tyres, head winds and other inconveniences. Stap Op is a classic Dutch card game about cycling.

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Amsterdam has slowest cyclists

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Cyclists in Amsterdam ride slower than in other cities. The three busiest cycle paths are not in Amsterdam, but in Utrecht. The Dutch cycle faster when it rains. These are some of the results of a recent large-scale investigation into cycling behaviour in Holland.

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