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Bicycle rush hour in Utrecht, the Netherlands’ fourth largest city

In the center of Utrecht, the fourth largest city in the Netherlands with a population of 330,772 in 2014, “up to 50% of all journeys take place in the saddle” for school, work, seeing friends, errands, shopping, or just enjoying a ride. When there’s infrastructure and support of bike culture, this 2010 time lapse shows what morning rush hour can look like.

And what about in winter weather? Here’s Utrecht’s rush hour in the snow:

Related reading: This is what Utrecht station bike parking looks like.

Related watching: More from The Netherlands and more bicycles, including: Bicycle Sounds, Renegades of Bike Culture, Havana Bikes, and How do you ride a square-wheeled tricycle?

via @metrprof

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