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Bicycling in Dutch Style

April 17, 2009

Here is an article in New York Times’s Style session, “Riding the It Factor”, talking about the Dutch bicycle. In US, biking is more like a sport than a commute tool.* Therefore the Dutch way of bicycling is kind of new & interesting to Americans (but not to many people in Europe or in Asia).


Maybe that difference (*) can explain why there are more cycling injuries per 10 million km in US than in Netherlands, despite that the average distance cycled per person in Netherlands is 25 times longer than in US. Check out these two articles from Cycling UK, Cycling in Holland and Cycling Rates by Country.


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  1. April 17, 2009 1:41 pm

    I have a Velorbis Scrap Deluxe Ladies

    and this is my dream bicycle were I get the Sit-Up-And-Beg riding position combined with balloon tyres for added comfort. I have seen that the Velorbis bicycles are now available in Chicago through these guys

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