Dutch roundabout live

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Dutch roundabout live

Postby il padrone » Tue Jun 02, 2015 9:45 pm

Fascinating to watch this live feed of a Dutch roundabout in action, any time of the day or night you choose 8)

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Re: Dutch roundabout live

Postby simlin » Wed Jun 03, 2015 12:45 pm

Yep, fascinating at 4:40am local time...are you sure it isn't a photograph?

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Re: Dutch roundabout live

Postby il padrone » Wed Jun 03, 2015 12:53 pm

Just wait another 2-3 hours then things should hot up a bit.
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Re: Dutch roundabout live

Postby AndyRevill » Wed Jun 03, 2015 12:55 pm

simlin wrote:Yep, fascinating at 4:40am local time...are you sure it isn't a photograph?


I just saw a car at 04:53 so not a photo :D

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Re: Dutch roundabout live

Postby zero » Wed Jun 03, 2015 2:51 pm

I just saw a 16 foot wide spider fly across the rounda.... oh wait its on the lens.

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Re: Dutch roundabout live

Postby benbne » Wed Jun 03, 2015 3:09 pm

A taxi giving way to a cyclist??!?

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Re: Dutch roundabout live

Postby celeste boy » Wed Jun 03, 2015 5:02 pm

benbne wrote:A taxi giving way to a cyclist??!?

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Does that mean it is photoshopped ?

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Re: Dutch roundabout live

Postby il padrone » Wed Jun 03, 2015 6:03 pm

No, it just means it is in Europe ;)
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Re: Dutch roundabout live

Postby Mulger bill » Wed Jun 03, 2015 6:41 pm

It's so... so... orderly.
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Re: Dutch roundabout live

Postby HappyHumber » Wed Jun 03, 2015 7:03 pm

Wow... I just found an adult equivalent of my childhood ant farm.
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Re: Dutch roundabout live

Postby Grgic » Wed Jun 03, 2015 9:11 pm

I think the video feed is garbled, they're driving on the wrong side of the road....

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Re: Dutch roundabout live

Postby shouldnobetter » Wed Jun 03, 2015 9:28 pm

What the...? I just started watching it and someone on a motorbike just went around it 5 or 6 times.

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Re: Dutch roundabout live

Postby piledhigher » Wed Jun 03, 2015 9:33 pm

shouldnobetter wrote:What the...? I just started watching it and someone on a motorbike just went around it 5 or 6 times.


That's illegal and we've been told that the dutch obey all the rules.. OMGosh

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Re: Dutch roundabout live

Postby greyhoundtom » Thu Jun 04, 2015 5:42 am

Why are there motor bikes riding at a pretty fair speed along the bike paths? I would have assumed that full on motor bikes would be restricted to riding on the roadway with other motor vehicles.

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Re: Dutch roundabout live

Postby ldrcycles » Thu Jun 04, 2015 7:02 am

Every car i've seen so far has indicated off the roundabout perfectly. I could just about cry.
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Re: Dutch roundabout live

Postby Grog » Thu Jun 04, 2015 7:09 am

zero wrote:I just saw a 16 foot wide spider fly across the rounda.... oh wait its on the lens.
well, the camera is on the web.

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Re: Dutch roundabout live

Postby il padrone » Thu Jun 04, 2015 8:35 am

greyhoundtom wrote:Why are there motor bikes riding at a pretty fair speed along the bike paths? I would have assumed that full on motor bikes would be restricted to riding on the roadway with other motor vehicles.

Dutch rules allow mopeds (?) to be ridden on bike paths. It is the one thing that I have heard friends of mine complain about the Dutch cycling experience - they are often ridden by teens; no requirement for a licence below a certain power level I think.
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Re: Dutch roundabout live

Postby fat and old » Thu Jun 04, 2015 10:19 am

here you go....mopeds on Dutch bike paths.

https://bicycledutch.wordpress.com/2013 ... therlands/

Well well.....seems as though there's idiots that take advantage of the system everywhere.

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Re: Dutch roundabout live

Postby Listy » Thu Jun 04, 2015 10:37 am

Excitement at 2:15am... 2 police cars pulled up for a long chat in the middle of the roundabout, and then as they pulled away a fox(?) ran across the road (using the zebra crossing of course! :lol: ).
I think I found the roundabout in google maps, or something much like it... its smack in the middle of Purmerend, at the intersection of Gorslaan, Purmerweg and Churchillaan (named after Winston I guess).

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Re: Dutch roundabout live

Postby roller » Thu Jun 04, 2015 11:34 am

looks like a spaceship
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Re: Dutch roundabout live

Postby roller » Thu Jun 04, 2015 2:59 pm

aaalright, now the sun is up and we're cookin with gas.

cars comin through, that's it, nicely does it, share the road.....









I feel like such a voyeur.
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Re: Dutch roundabout live

Postby Lizzy » Thu Jun 04, 2015 3:45 pm

roller wrote:I feel like such a voyeur.


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Re: Dutch roundabout live

Postby simlin » Thu Jun 04, 2015 3:47 pm

Completely mesmerising.

And so humorous watching cars give way to bikes as they exit the roundabout. Humorous in an "I have to laugh or I will cry" kind of way.

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Re: Dutch roundabout live

Postby roller » Thu Jun 04, 2015 4:01 pm

I feel like I am watching a group of paid actors who are all taking part in a "how to use a round-about properly" training video.
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Re: Dutch roundabout live

Postby CXCommuter » Thu Jun 04, 2015 4:19 pm

roller wrote:I feel like I am watching a group of paid actors who are all taking part in a "how to use a round-about properly" training video.

Just waiting for Troy McClure to come on screen..
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