Articles in category: cycling
26 August 2023 - Amsterdam wants to reduce the number of cars, and create more space for pedestrians, cyclists, playing children and green areas. It seems likely that car ownership will decrease as a result of the measures it is taking, but perhaps not very fast.
26 September 2022 - After a pause due to covid, criteriums are once again being organised in a number of Amsterdam neighbourhoods. These events are rooted in an old tradition: around 1950, dozens of neighbourhoods in Amsterdam had their own criterium or ‘wielerronde’.
3 August 2022 - With the Python bikeride package, you can analyse rides, runs or other activities that you’ve recorded with tools like Garmin or Strava. For example, show activities on a map, analyse the effect of crosswinds, or find your worst-weather rides.
31 March 2021 - On the internet, you’ll find many articles that discuss the theoretical effect of wind on cycling speed (plus articles on wind tunnel experiments, often paid for by companies that sell aerodynamic jerseys). But what about actual rides? And what’s the effect of crosswinds? I did an exploratory analysis of about 125 rides around the Ronde Hoep, a polder to the south of Amsterdam.