Tag Archives: netherlands

Christiania mums are leading the way

One day Britain will look like this: dedicated cycle facilities children happily being transported by bike not a helmet in sight mountains of bikes As you ride your Christiania tricycle you are leading the way for this transformation. You are telling everyone that the superior lifestyle enjoyed by the Danes and the Dutch can be […]

You get what you pay for

WorkCycles is Amsterdam’s specialist on cargobikes. This is from their Flickr stream: At Workcycles we repair a lot of bikes, especially the transport bicycles since that’s our speciality. About half the bikes in the shop are usually Workcycles but we’re happy to fix anything as long as we can do the job well. We’re one […]

Just another school pick-up, Dutch-style

We live above an elementary school. In addition to the pleasure of hearing non-stop squeals and laughter from the children, I also get to witness the oh-so-Dutch school pick-up at 3pm sharp (1pm on Wednesdays). Here’s how it works. About 972 bicycles ridden by 972 parents appear out of nowhere and gather in the front […]