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Huge bicycle parking at Amsterdam Central Station

Did you know that you can find one of Europe's largest bicycle parkings at Amsterdam Central Station? This three-storey 'fietsflat' can hold no less...
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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. 
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The world’s first heated bicycle lane in Enschede

Did you know that the world's first heated bicycle lane may likely be installed in Enschede? Geo-thermal energy will be used to prevent ice...
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85% of the Dutch population regularly rides a bicycle

Did you know that 85% of the Dutch population regularly rides a bicycle?
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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 this glow-in-the-dark bicycle path is made of thousands of special stones that charge themselves in the sun and light up in the dark? The path is inspired by Starry Night and can be found in Vincent van Gogh's old hometown Nuenen.

Starry Night bicycle path inspired by Van Gogh

Did you know that this glow-in-the-dark bicycle path is made of thousands of special stones that charge themselves in the sun and light up...
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...

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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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/
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.