THE BELLS OF AMSTERDAM
The bike bell is an utter necessity to any city where the bicycle is worth a damn.
RIDING SIDE-SADDLE BY THE NUMBERS
Perfect for conversations while cruising at a leisurely pace, the side-saddle is by the far the most popular method for two people riding together on one bike.
March 6, 2019 in Musings
ART OR VANDALISM? THE PAINTED BIKES OF AMSTERDAM
Aerosol cans are not just used for covering walls in graffiti. In a phenomenon unique to Amsterdam, bicycles have become a blank canvas ...
March 31, 2018 in The Bicycle
REAR VIEW WHEEL VOL.13
THE END OF A SERIES?
The mobile phone ban from the bike lane in Amsterdam poses a dilemma. The new law that came into effect on July 1st, 2019 also applies to cameras.
August 7, 2019 in Rear View Wheel
December 18, 2018 Musings
30 REASONS TO RIDE A BIKE IN THE CITY
There are plenty of reasons to ride a bicycle in the city. Among the most common are ...
June 14, 2017 in Musings
AMSTERDAM BANS MOBILE PHONES
Today is the end of an era as Amsterdam bans the use of mobile phones while riding a bicycle.
July 1, 2019 in Musings
REAR VIEW WHEEL VOL.11
Going mobile can have different connotations. Moving freely and easily on a bike takes on the literal meaning.
Sep 11, 2018 in Rear View Wheel
DOUBLE RIDING IN AMSTERDAM BY THE NUMBERS
Double riding or carrying a passenger (a.k.a. “dinking”) is a common, everyday method of bicycling in Amsterdam.