DIY Bike and Trike Plans



  • Three Go Dutch: The Trike Touring Tale of a Touring "Noob" - Part 2

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    Continued from Part 1

    "Onwards to Den Haag (The Hague)

    We spent some time on the coastal route among the dunes, but eventually made it through and then began to head inland to the centre of town. While Holland has the most wonderful bike-friendly transport network, when it gets into truly urban areas you have to be very wary of tram tracks which have a special liking and attractive power where bike wheels are concerned. If you drop into a tram track, it can be a hard job to get the wheel back out again before a tram arrives.

    We managed to make it into the heart of Den Haag without incident and as luck would have it we stopped for refreshments at a small bar a few metres from a street corner. We were delighted to discover parades by all of the marching bands of the local scout troops. Police escorts halted traffic as each band passed through. John was quick enough to film one of the bands as they passed." Read more>>