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    Any tips on bike shops in Amsterdam that are knowledgeable and stock fixed gear stuff?

    Any general **** to say about the place?

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    i heard you could smoke weed.
    Quote Originally Posted by bonechilling View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by sp00ki View Post
    i heard you could smoke weed.
    word?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zombie Carl View Post
    word?

    For reals.

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    daaaang.

    seriously though, I'm heading over there for a slightly extended stay at the end of the month, and I'm bringing my bike. should be some serious r and r.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sp00ki View Post
    i heard you could smoke weed.
    In a bike shop too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zombie Carl View Post
    daaaang.

    seriously though, I'm heading over there for a slightly extended stay at the end of the month, and I'm bringing my bike. should be some serious r and r.
    You gotta photo-document that trip.

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    Bikes not Bongs!
    I also hear that swimming in the channels is fun.


    Kidding aside, take in everything that you can, the place is a blast. Just don't pass up on the great sights and museums because you are too high to get out of your bed/chair/altered dimension.

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    If u werent such a ****** i would recommend u go to Independant Records/Skate near RembrandtPlein and hook up w/the guys there. They pretty much know everything in Amsterdam thats cool. But for you, I'd recommend the tourist office for info on canal tours, museum hours, bike rentals, restaurants, etc.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ianjk View Post
    Bikes not Bongs!
    I also hear that swimming in the channels is fun.


    Kidding aside, take in everything that you can, the place is a blast. Just don't pass up on the great sights and museums because you are too high to get out of your bed/chair/altered dimension.
    For sure. I spent 3 weeks there in '05, and this time I'm staying for 3 months, so I will have plenty of time to soak the town in.

    What I'm really hoping for is or a local or someone who's spent a good amount of time there to tell me what shops to hit up, and maybe about some races or something. Worst comes to worst, I'll just ride down to the velodrome when I get there and see what's up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by I_luv_hooters View Post
    Independant Records/Skate near RembrandtPlein
    Thanks.

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    been there a bunch of time, but can't remember much


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    Quote Originally Posted by jussik View Post
    In a bike shop too.
    i herd you could leik ride bykes in a weed shop 2
    leik OMGZ

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zombie Carl View Post
    Any tips on bike shops in Amsterdam that are knowledgeable and stock fixed gear stuff?

    Any general **** to say about the place?
    ger bikes and presto.

    both are good shops. ger is THE shop for racers.

    btw - both cater to cyclists, not lifestylers/hipsters.

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    Quote Originally Posted by November View Post
    You gotta photo-document that trip.
    it's pretty boring.

    canals, windmills, clouds... meh.






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    Quote Originally Posted by jussik View Post
    In a bike shop too.
    For reals.
    Mes compaingnons cui j'amoie et cui j'aim,... Me di, chanson.

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    Yep.


    I mean jep.

    Last edited by Serendipper; 12-28-07 at 06:31 PM.
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    Feits don't fail me now.

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    Are you high?
    Mes compaingnons cui j'amoie et cui j'aim,... Me di, chanson.

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    Quote Originally Posted by operator View Post
    Are you high?

    No. Just higher than you.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Serendipper View Post
    No. Just higher than you.
    Whoa
    Mes compaingnons cui j'amoie et cui j'aim,... Me di, chanson.

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    oh, and be careful out there 'cos they will steal your bike, easily.

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    i heard you can make sex if you pay

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    Quote Originally Posted by deathhare View Post
    i heard you can make sex if you pay
    that's so fuc**** cool!

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    And there is a velodrome: www.velodrome.nl

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