Tag Archives: The Netherlands

Why Americans drive and the Dutch bike

I am in midst of reading the illuminating and intriguing book entitled In The City of Bikes: The Story of the Amsterdam Bicyclist by author Pete Jordan. If you ever wanted to know the bicycling history of this great European city, Mr. Jordan’s … Continue reading

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A bicyclist’s wildest dream come true

“Oh my goodness,” is the best term I can come up with for describing this marvelous feat of sustainable engineering and design. Located in metropolitan Eindhoven, Netherlands –  this 237 foot diameter cable-stayed bicycle roundabout is literally suspended in mid-air from a … Continue reading

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