Dividends of the Tour de France

One of the nicest surprises from the Tour de France was this excellent Chris Boardman video essay on Dutch cycling infrastructure:

By and large it was a study in the style of Mark Wagenbuur's videos, complete with one of Wagenbuur's own clips of a "rush hour" Dutch cycling ...

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Holland's Flat, Mate!

It's bound to come up eventually in any conversation about Dutch cycling infrastructure: someone tries to wave away all successes in the Netherlands either by claiming it's an Ineffable Aspect of Dutch Culture, or just say "But it's flat over there. We've got hills!"

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I am not a Cyclist

Sycamore Lane in Davis, CA circa 1967.

I have a bicycle, which I ride regularly, but I am not a "Cyclist". I have deliberately never learned to drive a motorcar, and yet I am still not a "Cyclist". I am an active member of the LCC, and even so I am not a "Cyclist"!

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