Riding from Veenhuizen to Assen on segregated cycle path. The road is on the other side of the canal.
Paul Martin with camera on a stick
Paul van Bellen
Bikes on one side of the canal, cars on the other
Cycle path constructed of continuous concrete. Slots are cut to allow for expansion.
Explaining the trap for cars which prevents people driving along the bus road (cycle path on the right).
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Cycling in Kloosterveen, a new suburb of Assen, on one of the many cycle paths
More Kloosterveen cycle path, taking a more direct route than the roads through landscaped areas.
Look out for tractors...
Our bikes outside shops in Kloosterveen. All buildings here were built in 2009/2010
Near the school waiting for primary (5-11 year old) schoolchildren to ride home for lunch
Sidewalk in grey, cycle path in red. There is no road parallel with this cycle path.
Bus is on a bus only road.
A bus road and many cycle paths lead from one side of Kloosterveen to the other, but not straightforward roads.
Independent travel - cyclepath crossing a road which is only for buses.
Cycling is for all ages
Cyclepath in red, sidewalk in grey
Many cut-throughs for cyclists allow convenient through travel. By car you must take a longer route. bollards
Bridges also allow cyclists but not drivers. bollards kloosterveen
Not everyone cycles for every journey. Note cycle parking by the bus stop.
The bicycle road into Assen
Bikes on this side, cars on the other side
Waitress telling her story about cycling in Australia.
Watching a simultaneous green junction
Bikes in all directions at once, while all cars in all directions have a red light.
Secondary school students (age 11-17) going home
Past an industrial estate
The Northern end of Assen.
Explaining about the car pool / park and ride / transferium
Small bus station in North of city, with commuters bikes parked
Approaching a hunebed
1950s suburb with relatively low cost, but effective, adaptions to make cycling better
The smallest section of cycle parking by Assen station