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Guest blog: No matter the weather I cycle

During elementary and high school I lived within 5 to 10 minutes walking distance, which I found very convenient as I did not need...
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Bicycle theft in the Netherlands

Did you know that about 700,000 bicycles are stolen in the Netherlands every year? That is more than 1 bicycle per minute. 
Did you know that the Dutch transport about anything on their bicycles? From babies to dogs and from toilet bowls to Christmas trees.

The Dutch transport about anything on their bicycles

Did you know that the Dutch transport about anything on their bicycles? From babies to dogs and from toilet bowls to Christmas trees.
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Tens of thousands of bicycles in Dutch canals

Did you know that tens of thousands of bicycles are being fished out of Dutch canals every year?
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More bicycles than people

Did you know there are more bicycles than people in the Netherlands?

The people of Overijssel cycle more than other Dutchies

Did you know that the inhabitants of Overijssel cycle more than people in other provinces of the Netherlands? In 2016 they covered a distance of...
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Solar bicycle path

Did you know that this solar bicycle path generates enough energy to power one household for a year? The 70 meter long test track...
Did you know that today Houten was choosen as the best Bicycle City ('Fietsstad' in Dutch) in the Netherlands?

Houten: the best Bicycle City of 2018

Did you know that today Houten was choosen as the best Bicycle City ('Fietsstad' in Dutch) in the Netherlands? The election for best Bicycle City...
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Floating roundabout for bicycles in Eindhoven

Did you know that you can find a floating roundabout for bicycles in Eindhoven? More info: https://hovenring.com/
After my last blog, I noticed there was a question about the wearing of helmets when traveling by bike. It was specifically mentioned that in London all the cyclists wear helmets when they cycle as opposed to the cyclists in Netherlands.

Guest blog: To wear a helmet or not to wear a helmet?

After my last blog, I noticed there was a question about the wearing of helmets when traveling by bike. It was specifically mentioned that...