Tag: Bicycles

Amsterdam: Fishing for a bike

Amsterdam canal bike fishing Even Amsterdammers sometimes need to be reminded that anything parked too close to a canal could end up in it…

Amsterdammer and bicycle enthousiast Marc van Woudenberg says, “I witnessed a bicycle getting blown into the canal by the wind. My friend Suze and I ventured outside to salvage it, here’s what happened.”

Amsterdam tourists on bikes ‘not dangerous’

Amsterdam bicycles Amsterdammers on bicycles are more dangerous than bike-riding tourist, says an Amsterdam police spokesperson.

“They leave home five minutes too late only to try and catch up along the way.”

Not all Amsterdam locals agree that cycling (or walking) tourists are not dangerous in traffic.