Cycling Experts Eric Nijland Eric Nijland is director of the Fietsplatform since its founding in 1987. Fietsplatform (Dutch Cycling Platform) is the National coordination center for cycle tourism. With the support of the national and regional authorities (Ministries and Provinces) Fietsplatform tries to improve the facilities for recreational cycling/cycle tourism in the Netherlands and the use of these facilities. Fietsplatform is member of the European Cyclists’ Federation and National EuroVelo Coordinator for the Netherlands. Eric has frequent contact with colleague organizations abroad and has held several presentations about the Dutch cycling network for professionals in such as Denmark, France, Germany, Switzerland and England.