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Art or vandalism | The painted bicycles of Amsterdam
MusingsThe Bicycle
March 31, 2018

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,…
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September 28, 2016

Nearly Doored

Having to swerve an opening door of a parked vehicle is pretty rare in Amsterdam. Rather,…
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September 24, 2016

How to wear a lock

This isn’t a voyeuristic post on people’s butts. Rather it's an inquisitive question at the most…
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August 22, 2016

Feeling the Monday Blues? Just add yellow

It can be difficult to start the week on a wet or dreary morning. The…
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July 2, 2015

How to turn your bike into a lowrider

When a tourist rents a bike in Amsterdam, at some point the shop clerk will…
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