Bicycle rush hour

in Utrecht, Netherlands.

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1. banzemanga 4 years ago

wow. i wonder how much higher is the bicycle crash rate compared to a car crash rate. :O

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2. Papuchar 4 years ago

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Bicycle rush hour
in Utrecht, Netherlands.
:O

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3. laughingscorpion 4 years ago

If more people did that here in the US, there'd be no reason for ridiculous deep water oil drilling.

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4. Gringo_el_Diablo 4 years ago

#3 GO Green with your guilt and give up all you got to save the planet but not yourself ^^
3%_C02_XD

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5. prankphonecall 4 years ago

Road rage would be more fun... wouldn't have to stop and get off...

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6. Comment rated too low. Show this comment JEDDS 4 years ago

definitely seen this before on the website.

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7. googleiscool 4 years ago

theres barely any vehicles except public transportation

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9. Th3Lurker 4 years ago

Few fat people!

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11. Comment rated too low. Show this comment PortugaL26 4 years ago

aww. i was waiting for something interesting to happen..
maybe a crash or someone getting his ass kicked O:)

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12. kekke2000 4 years ago

0:29 Bike theft!

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13. OneShot 4 years ago

Now that's setting the example! Public Transport and Bikes outnumber the 1 or 2 mopeds and cars which are probably seriously frowned upon way 2 go!

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14. ui236 4 years ago

This will only happen before rushour when students have to go to their school. They will almost always take public transport because it's free for students.

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15. EagleEyes 4 years ago

clean + exercise = excellent for short trips :)

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16. zevvv 4 years ago

@7, @13: the few normal cars you see are taxis, regular traffic is not allowed at all at that particular crossing.

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17. regata4 4 years ago

i am confused... :S

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18. Oddi 4 years ago

Fuck its so quiet and no crashes! Kind of hitting my nerves for some reason. oug oug

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19. irishgek 4 years ago

#12 na quite common in nl most likely bring his friends some were for him , or he lost his friend he was pulling along a good while back and is too stoned to relaise

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20. heup 4 years ago

#8 derp clueless

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21. TarasFromLviv 4 years ago

Is this really a whole hour?

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22. MrCarrots 4 years ago

Nobody is wearing a helmet. Thats like the seat belt of bicycles. :S

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23. regata4 4 years ago

#22 you should be in police mate. sharp observation :)

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24. ems 4 years ago

Helmets are rarely needed for dutch bikers since there are special paths for bikers everywhere.

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25. USAnumber1 4 years ago

All the bikes look like something from the '60's with the little platform over the rear wheel. Brings back memories from when I was a kid.
I did not see a single collision during that whole vid.....impressive.

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26. Tarc 4 years ago

and those amazing Van Hool buses

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27. imagic 4 years ago

we don't need helmets cause dutch people are good at cycling,,, >:)

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28. eNdEmiOn06463 4 years ago

Helmets ridiculous. Most of the time ur only riding between 6 and 13mph (10 and 20km/h).

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29. Deblaauwn 4 years ago

Funny to see this, being part of this happening regularly. I was hoping to find myself as well, but no cigar. I have seen people filming here, though.

#25 What's so amazing about bendy buses? A little more to the right and they could have shot double-bendy buses, i was like :O :D when I first saw them when I first came to Utrecht.

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30. dragonon 4 years ago

#1, lol... No matter what are the bicycle crash rates, but they aren't that fatal as other accidents... and the safe side of bicycle is that lol, alcoholics, even if have to, cannot ride the bicycle and use it... !beeecaaaaauuussseee.... thhhheeeeyyy aarrreeee ssllllooooooooowwwwwwww ppppeeeoooooppplleeeee..! lol

O:)

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31. imagic 4 years ago

bicycle-crashes happen,, but not as often as people think,

and i can know, i work in a bicycle store in the Netherlands

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32. JaeMarie 4 years ago

There's a lot of great things to be said for getting around on a bike. Too bad I live 26 miles from work and bring my 3 kids to work with me during the summer for childcare.

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33. Tutterz 4 years ago

is it me just me or are all the bikes near enough the same?

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34. Usdevildoggmc 4 years ago

What i find more amazing is throughout the whole video it seems like someone is holding the camera steady lol

Instead of just sitting it down somewhere :S would of made his recording easier

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35. badboy007 4 years ago

#34 maybe they are using a Stand dumb ass.
And i wonder how many of them die each year.

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36. imagic 4 years ago

#33..
yeah they do,,, they all have 2 wheels and a saddle >:) >:) >:)

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37. Norms 4 years ago

Here's a recent one of Mark Wagenbuur's bicycle rush hour video's. See if you can spot the foreigner in this one:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K_o3chL8phA&feature=player_embedded

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38. hihahihaho 4 years ago

oh and i think everyone in the netherlands would had a bicycle accident. it's not bad, it's just funny to see back when your best friend made a vid of it xD

(btw, sorry 4 my bad english)

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39. NotFirst 4 years ago

Anyone notice that there are no obese people riding the bikes? They should make cars with the same exercise requirements!