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The Top Ten Bicycles of Amsterdam

In Amsterdam there are literally more bicycles than people.
November 22, 2019 in The Bicycle

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

The Cargo Bike

Cargo bikes take on many forms, ranging from the traditional short John to custom built four-wheel frames using pedal assist motors.
November 30, 2020 in The Bicycle

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

How To Move Things On A Bike

Bicycles have many uses. Among the best is the ability to move stuff. In this post, I look at all the ways of how to move things on a bike.
February 11, 2021 in Musings

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.
October 29, 2018 in Musings