Category Archives: Omafiets

Dynamo lighting on a Dutch bike

The end of October – and the clocks going back – is the traditional time for ‘road safety campaigns’ to start reminding people to get lights for their bike, or to make sure they’re fitted. In my view a large … Continue reading

Posted in Dutch bike, Lights, Omafiets | 47 Comments

Better cycling through design – how to really ‘Go Dutch’

On Friday evening Newsnight carried a very good report on the issues of cycling, and cycling safety, in London. It’s worth watching in full, if you haven’t seen it already – it’s a sensible, measured analysis of the issues, featuring … Continue reading

Posted in Boris Johnson, Bow Roundabout, Cycling policy, David Hembrow, Infrastructure, LCC, London, Omafiets, Promotion, Sustainable Safety, The Netherlands, Transport for London | 23 Comments

Short bike trips

On one of my recent posts Chris left the following comment, principally about the  inconvenience of riding a bike for short trips. What I don’t understand is why people would actually want to cycle for journeys under 2 miles? By … Continue reading

Posted in Omafiets, The Netherlands | 69 Comments