We can be quite spoiled in the Netherlands with our wonderful bicycle infrastructure. But for most people around the world, taking your daily bike ride can range from being a hassle to life threatening! 

HERE ARE 11 EXAMPLES OF BICYCLE LANES GONE BAD

1. Romania

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Source: Liana An

2. Nice slalom course

bad bicycle lanes
Source: Hans Timmers

3. Why do Dutch people love making fun of Belgians so much?

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Source: Sándor Nannings

4. Not for the faint of heart…

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Source: Juan Diego Escartín

5. I can see the environmentalist being conflicted here…

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Source: Juan Diego Escartín

6. Shortest bike path in history?

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Source: The Telegraph

7. Poland…

bad bicycle lanes
Source: Weronika Werx

8. Bike lane heads right into busy oncoming traffic. Nice…

bad bicycle lanes
Source: Clive Andrews

9. Turn left and jump the fence please…

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Source: Simon 

10. Safest bike lane in the world? 

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Source: Damian Cugley 

11. Mmmhhh…

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Source: Cyberslayer

12. Please turn around and go back…

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Source: Andreas de Bont

13. Better not be “riding & texting”…

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Source: Roosmarie Ruigrok

6 Responses

  1. Henk

    Hilarious! The last one reminds me of one of those metal egg slicers my mum used to use 🙂 !!

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  2. Nigel

    There’s a lot of situations like #10 in The Netherlands though… Not to mention the scary “80km/h, biking between cars and trees”-roads. 🙁

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  3. 't Zingend Voske

    So, I need a blowtorch and a saw in most of these cases…. I think I rather stay in Holland, outside the borders live no intelligence people!

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