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Light Companion - a green wave for cyclists

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Utrecht has tested a new interactive green wave system for cyclists: Light Companion. This system aims to improve the flow of bikes at traffic lights. I went to the test site to see how it works.

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Protest against Eurostar's new bike policy

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European cycle bodies fear Eurostar's new bike policy will make cycle-rail integration more difficult and are calling for a reversal of the new policy.

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Bike parking - one size fits all?

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Bike parking is a hot issue in Holland. Not only is there a huge shortage of bike parking places, but the type of bikes that need to be accommodated is becoming more diverse. Do traditional one-size-fits-all bike parking facilities meet the current needs?

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National Bike Counting Week

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Which route do cyclists take to get from A to B? How long does it take them? And at what time are they travelling? We're about to find out during the very first National Bike Counting Week.

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E-bike popular with school children

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The e-bike used to be aimed at elderly cyclists and was considered 'uncool' by teenagers. Now the e-bike is growing in popularity with school children. The bike industry is happy, but is it all good news?

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OV-bike scheme faces shortage of bikes

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The OV-bike scheme has become so popular that some stations completely run out of bikes. New bikes are badly needed.

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Giro d’Italia 2016 to start in Holland

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The Giro d’Italia 2016 is to start in the Dutch province of Gelderland. A great opportunity to get on your bike and explore the popular cycling area around Apeldoorn, Arnhem and Nijmegen yourself.

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Official Grand Départ Utrecht cycling event for amateurs

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Photo impression of the official Grand Départ Utrecht cycling event for amateur cyclists on 28 June 2015.

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