commuter and barbarian
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Potomac, MT, USA
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Bicycles in Amsterdam
I didn't have very long in Amsterdam, but I was there recently and two things struck me as I stepped out from Central Train Station:
1. People are very tall.
2. There are more bicycles than I thought existed in the entire world -- and I'm just talking about the ones parked outside the train station.
I hope to return to Amsterdam one day for a longer stay with more time to look around. I don't know if I'd have the nerve to get on a bicycle in that city though. I don't know how you folks who live there get around without crashing into each other.
Oh wait, there's a #3: The public urinals!!! Haha, that was hilarious.
But seriously, great city. I have to get back there.
2015 Seven Cycles Expat SL
2011 Felt Q620
2010 Motobecane Jury fixed gear
2010 Surly LHT
1992 Trek 1200
1977 Schwinn Le Tour II fixed gear