Cycling in Vienna

Vienna is said to have over 1,400 kilometers of cycle paths. I have only tried a small fraction of these, but I was impressed since many of them are wide and well-marked, and often physically separated from car traffic. I particularly liked the Ringstrasse Route (first photo), which goes along Read More …

Cycling in Münster

Münster in Westfalen claims to be the only German city where there is more bicycle traffic than car traffic. The city administration is particularly proud of the fact that Münster has “nearly a two-thirds majority” for the “environmental coalition” of cyclists, pedestrians and bus riders. True, in the nearby Netherlands Read More …

Cycling in Oldenburg

Oldenburg is known as one of Germany’s dozen-or-so bicycle-friendliest cities, which is not surprising considering its location on the North German plain between Bremen and the Netherlands’ border. The city of Oldenburg has an impressive cycling infrastructure, including an extensive network of separated cycle paths (and hardly any cycle lanes Read More …