BICYCLE DUTCH

Back to a basic type of bicycle infrastructure. After my posts showing exceptional cycle infrastructure in Den Bosch and Naaldwijk, a failed 1990s experiment with a bicycle street, a failed brand new bicycle roundabout and a new cycleway alongside an exceptional new canal, it is time to have a look at the mundane again. Time to focus on cycle infrastructure that the Dutch totally take for granted. So why not go to a random town and cycle a random route. That is exactly what I did.

vught-cycling A family of four cycling in Vught.

Vught is a town south of ʼs-Hertogenbosch and it has a type of infrastructure that is completely normal for The Netherlands. Cycling is possible on every street and the idea behind the cycle infrastructure is “separate where needed and mix where possible”. The general way of looking at cycling in this country.

route-vught-2200meter The route I…

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