Commuting via bike in a winter wonderland

“That’s not snow, that’s a light dusting!” I can already predict some comments on this week’s video. For the people in north-west Europe, not used to heavy snow, it was a bit more than that! With snow from Friday to Monday, leading to a “code red weather alarm” that last day in the Netherlands, public life came to a grinding halt. Not so strange, because code red means: “don’t go out, it’s dangerous!”. Not only in the Netherlands but also in Belgium and the United Kingdom schools and airports were temporarily closed and many people worked from home, because public transport had to cut back services on many routes. In Noord-Brabant all bus services completely stopped for a few hours. The trains run with big delays, but as always: the Dutch kept cycling on as much as possible! Read more

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