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The Not So Random Bicyclists
This is a video of random bicyclists in Amsterdam, recorded in a not so random fashion.
Sept 26, 2019 in Musings
30 Reasons to Ride a Bike in the City
Among the most common reasons to ride a bike in the city is that it's great way to get some exercise and it’s good for the environment. While these are noble and worthy reasons, they’re also boring.
June 14, 2017 in Musings
How To Choose A Basket For Your Bike
The bicycle basket is an efficient way of transporting stuff. Here are my suggestions to get you riding with that perfect basket.
September 13, 2020 in The Bicycle
Mobile Phones Banned
Today is the end of an era as Amsterdam bans the use of mobile phones while riding a bicycle.
July 1, 2019 in Musings
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.
November 12, 2017 in Musings
The Bells of Amsterdam
The bike bell is an utter necessity to any city where the bicycle is worth a damn.
July 23, 2019 in The Bicycle
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. Bicycles can be a blank canvas for a personalised touch of stripes and polka dots.
March 31, 2018 in The Bicycle
Make Bicycle Portraits
From the unusual to the whimsical, this is a full spectrum of bicycle portraits from the streets Amsterdam.
February 28, 2020 in The Bicycle
Things that make you go Hmmm
Things that make you go hmmm typically express thoughtful absorption, hesitation, doubt, or perplexity. But a visual cue can also lead one to ponder in puzzlement.
January 31, 2019 in Musings
The Full Experience of a Deliveroo Rider in Amsterdam
Deliveroo is a food delivery service that took Amsterdam by storm. This is an unbridled and in-depth look at the industry from my perspective as a rider.