Bicycle Tours, Amsterdam

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  • Walking my bike up the bicycle-ramp/drain thingy
    Walking my bike up the...
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  • My bike came with me to Zaanse Schans!
    My bike came with me to Zaanse Schans!
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  • Rent a bike and cruise through...

    by claan Written Sep 2, 2002

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    Rent a bike and cruise through the narrow streets in the Center of Amsterdam. There are a lot of beautiful old houses and the ambiance is great.

    You can also see Amsterdam from a canalbike. A great experience!

    Of course the Red-light district. Particularly in the weekends it is very crowdy overthere, but worth while. you find an ambiance there that you never find elsewhere!

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    Sure, Amsterdam has...

    by Paap Written Aug 26, 2002

    Sure, Amsterdam has coffeeshops and the red-light district.
    What I enjoy most, though is the fabulous architecture. Thjere's the 17th century warehouses, early 20th century 'amsterdamse School' organic style, and modern buildings.
    Rent a bike to get around!

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    Well, OK, so I didn't quite...

    by fed-up Written Feb 25, 2003

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    Well, OK, so I didn't quite manage to do it, but that's no reason why you shouldn't.

    And I am not referring to the red light district!

    I'm talking about having a ride (on a bicycle).

    It will cost you under 6 Euros (the biggest hire bicycle place is right beside Grand Centraal Station), you need to pay a 100 Euro deposit (credit card will do) and you must have ID (driver's licence or passport).

    I only had a credit card and they refused to give me a bike (so I bought a day ticket on the trams for roughly the same price).

    Anyways, you gotta hire a bike, ride along the canals with the wind in your hair and act Dutch.

    It's totally flat, there are bicycle lanes everywhere (watch out for pedestrians - they sometimes treat the bike lanes like pavements).
    Its cheap, a quick and easy way to see Amsterdam - and its something you can tell your Grandkiddies about.

    If you look closely there is a bike in the pic
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    Cycling in the Netherlands

    by K1W1 Written Feb 25, 2003

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    After doing all the other 'must sees' in Amsterdam, and you're museumed out, then get on your bike and hit the country cycle paths. It only takes a few minutes ride to get out of the city and there is a fantastic network of cycle paths to choose from and there are no hills!. I took a route out into the 'waterlands' today and as well as getting in some great scenery of local villages and the odd windmill, I had some good exercise.

    Country lanes
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    riding a bicycle - almost...

    by matcrazy1 Written Feb 25, 2003

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    riding a bicycle - almost every amsterdamian do it everyday! There are thousands of bicycles here. Parkings for bicycles, roads exclusive for bicycles, priority in crosswords for bicycles, renting agencies (a bicycle) - real paradise for funs of bicycle.
    Could anybody explain me why, to hell, all these bicycles are black and look like were 20 years old?

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    Bicycles Galore

    by fred98115 Written Jul 1, 2011

    Everywhere you look there will be bicycles around the central station. It is a common way to get around. Beware of the bike paths if you are a walker.

    Bicycle next to a canal Parking your bike Walking through a bicycle parking area Bike parking Garage How to recognize your bike
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    Fietsparkeerboot / bikesparkingboat

    by dila Written Jul 20, 2008

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    This is on the westside of the central station opposite of the Ibis hotel. you want to see bikes? picture taken from the canalboat

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    by dejavu2gb Written Oct 18, 2004

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    To see how Bicycle mad the Dutch are, its worth going for a walk around Centraal Stasion to see the thousands upon thousands of bicycles parked there, you will never see so many in one space again.

    Thousands of Bikes!!!

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    Bicycle friendly city

    by hunterking Written May 1, 2004

    Amsterdam is a bicycle-friendly city. it is convenient to make a city tour by cycling!!
    there are a lot of bicycle rental shop around the city.. bargain to get a cheaper price..

    bicycle and me
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    by orke Written Jun 15, 2003

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    lots of bikes there - u can rent them and ride it when u cross the street - they r allways there ready to run u over

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