Rush Hour in Utrecht

Discussion in 'Commuting' started by Debian, 18 May 2010.

  1. Debian

    Debian New Member

    West Midlands
  2. AndyCarolan

    AndyCarolan Do you smell fudge?

    thats superb - everywhere will look a lot more like that when the oil runs out :thumbsup:
  3. NigC

    NigC New Member

    That's it! I'm moving :biggrin:

    Looks a lovely place to be on a bike :smile: Shame it was speeded up though - it looked pretty hectic at that speed but I suspect it's quite calm :smile:
  4. fossyant

    fossyant Ride It Like You Stole It!

    South Manchester

    All those cyclists getting in the (my) way.....:smile:

    8 minutes that was all......lucky to see a handfull over here....crikey........:smile:
  5. snorri

    snorri Legendary Member

    Spot the kerb jumper at 1.00min:sad:
    Did anyone count the h*****s?:biggrin::smile:
  6. Davidc

    Davidc Guru

    Somerset UK
    It's a lovely city to visit as well. There's a bike hire shop quite near to the station and that's by far the best way to see the place.
  7. g00se

    g00se Über Member

    Don't they know they HAVE to be on drops?
  8. bauldbairn

    bauldbairn New Member

  9. 4F

    4F Active member of Helmets Are Sh*t Lobby

    And the RLJ'er just before the kerb jumper
  10. psmiffy

    psmiffy -

    For the average UK cyclist it would be absolutely scary

    I cycled in the rush hour in Utrecht in October - as a lumbering fully loaded tourist with not much idea where I was going and with a camera habit it was not actually frightening - disconcerting would be a better description - not being rear ended by a train of fast moving cyclists became the limit of my ambition - we in the UK are not ready for this - luckily there are calmer areas where they allow motorised traffic
  11. psmiffy

    psmiffy -

    As an after thought - I read on the web that the day I was there that there was a hit and run by a cyclist on a cycle path - killed one man and badly injured his wife - abandoned bicycle and ran off
  12. BigSteev

    BigSteev Senior Member

    My idea of hell - all those bike and not one decent one amongst them! Quite like that one bloke had taken a spare one along for the ride.
  13. DP

    DP Chasse patate

    Where's the lycra? They don't look like very serious cyclists.
  14. They love their traditionally-styled bikes in Holland don't they?!
    Looked nice, apart from them all being on the wrong side of the road that is xx(
  15. DP

    DP Chasse patate

    Nothing to do with commuting, but more fun and games from Utrecht
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