Gazelle HeavyDutyNL C7 HMB

A week ago I took delivery of my new Gazelle HeavyDutyNL e-bike from the Dutch Bike Shop, and I absolutely love it! It’s the first electric bike that I’ve owned, and it’s a revelation to me how lovely it is to ride. The upright Dutch style is very comfortable, and

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Beck Double Panniers

I am loving my new double panniers. They are from the Dutch firm Beck, and have loads of capacity (46 litres) and are waterproof. They have straps to attach them to your rack, and are designed to be left on the bike rather than carried around when off the bike.

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Dutch Bike Shop

The Dutch Bike Shop in the Goatstown area of Dublin is a family-run business owned and run by Astrid and Frank. They import and sell a range of Dutch bikes, which have an upright and comfortable riding position, and also have things like mudguards, pannier racks, chain guards, and dynamo

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My Daily Ride

This is my WorkCycles Opafiets traditional Dutch bike. It’s the Range Rover of bikes – heavy as hell, but built to last and comfortable to ride. I use this bike to commute 7km each way to and from work. I may not be the fastest person on the road, but

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