Everything tagged with dutch

Blog post: Dutch Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Laetitia van den Assum, explains why she's supporting our Space for Cycling campaign

Laetitia van Assum (pictured below), Dutch Ambassador to the UK, explains why the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands is such an enthusiastic supporter of our Space for Cycling campaign Everyone knows the Netherlands is a nation of cyclin...

Blog post: Mayor's Cycle SuperHighway 2 extension the first step towards Going Dutch for London cyclists

The extension of Cycle Superhighway 2 from Bow roundabout to Stratford is now in place (mostly), and it looks like it could be the start of something really good for London cycling. We shot a video going east and then west (see above): the qual...

Discussion: £100 Million for outer-London mini-Hollands

Mr Gilligan and co. are dangling the carrot of £100 million and asking outer London Boroughs to bid for a share of it. Seems they want it to be spent intensively in 1 to 4 outer boroughs rather than divided between 1...

Blog post: Johnson narrows cycling gap with Livingstone by committing to three ‘Go Dutch’ demands

Boris Johnson has joined the other four main mayoral candidates in promising a Dutch-style cycling revolution in London. After intensive lobbying from the London Cycling Campaign, Johnson today promised, “I am fully committed to meeting the...

Blog post: PASHLEY Poppy, £435, www.pashley.co.uk

This is another British-built, ‘Dutch-style’ cruiser that's made with a well-finished, traditionally lugged steel frame. The Poppy uses Sturmey Archer hubs brakes and three-speed hub gear (operated by trigger shifter), both of...

Blog post: AZOR Carolina, £499, www.dutchbike.co.uk

The Carolina is about as trad-Dutch as they come. Black is the default option (gloss or matt), with other colours by special arrangement only. It features all the hallmarks of a classic ‘Dutch bike’, from the hefty steel ...