The Lighter Side Archives

March 6, 2019

Riding side-saddle by the numbers

Double riding is as related to Amsterdam as canals and coffee shops. 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.

September 28, 2016

Nearly Doored

Having to swerve an opening door of a parked vehicle is pretty rare in Amsterdam. Rather,…
Pedal Mode
March 25, 2015

Bike Thieves

Riding a bike while holding another. Everyday in Amsterdam there is someone performing this skillful…
Pilfer Eight
October 14, 2014

Pilfer Eight

“Do you like my bike?” the voice behind me asked. I cringed, my finger locked…