Join the Cycling Study Tour to the Netherlands in September

Are you a politician, cycling campaigner, or professional with a focus on cycling and based in Ireland? Join us for a low-cost cycling study tour to the Netherlands at the end of September to experience world-class cycling infrastructure and get the story behind it.

Following successful study tours in 2015 and 2017, this three-day cycling study tour is your chance to get expert insight into a cycling culture where nearly everybody cycles, as a means of getting from A to B.

We will be staying in Utrecht, with trips by train to Amsterdam on one day, and Nijmegen and Eindhoven on another. We will see the near-finished largest bicycle parking unit in the world, iconic bicycle overpasses and bridges, and the standard cycling infrastructure which supports Dutch cycling.

Arrival in Utrecht on the evening/night of Wednesday 26th of September, followed by three full days: Thursday 27th, Friday 28th, and Saturday 29th (also options for two days).

The main costs are travel and accommodation (both self booking) and train travel (available on the days of travel).

For details and to express your interest ASAP please contact cian.ginty@gmail.com.

I am editor of IrishCycle.com and have reported on and commented on cycling in Ireland for over a decade. My background is in journalism -- I have a BA in Journalism from DCU and HDip in Print Journalism from BCFE. I wrote about cycling for national newspapers, and then started CyclingInDublin.com for overflow stories. Later the website was re-branded to reflect a more national focus.

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