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Is taking the lane discouraged in the Netherlands?

The Netherlands has great infrastructure for cycling, so much so that I'm wondering if taking the lane for turning left like I would in a place like the United States is discouraged or prohibited, ...
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Are there mandatory bike paths in Netherlands?

Doing a trip in Europe. I know in UK the bike paths are optional. You can ride on them or you can ride on the road, whatever feels better for you. Somebody told me that in Netherlands most bike paths ...
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Where do people in Netherlands wash their bikes?

This would seem to be an absurd question, but I would like to know (especially from the Dutch or people staying in Netherlands) where do they clean their bikes? I am talking about: a) Cleaning bike ...
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Cycling on the sidewalk/pavement fines in Belgium/Netherlands

So, when cycling there is one narrow, but busy road I always 'evade' parked cars by cycling a bit on the sidewalk. I am aware this is entirely illegal, however compared to the alternative (stopping ...
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