Weekly Photo Challenge: Together

Bicycle and Railings, Amsterdam…

It is estimated that there are about 465,000 bicycles and four hundred kilometres of bike paths in Amsterdam. That is roughly one bike for every two people and how the cyclists must curse the visitors who are unfamiliar with the sort of bike culture that exists in the Netherlands and are forever getting in the way.

Theft of bikes is a problem in Amsterdam and those that are not in use are usually attached to metal railings with a strong padlock and chain.

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4 responses to “Weekly Photo Challenge: Together

  1. Alas, Andrew, in Amsterdam it’s best to have a bike worth less than the chain that anchors it to a bridge or large building.


  2. Hi,
    I’m amazed at the number of bikes, that is just unreal. 🙂


  3. Amsterdam. ole ..ole ..ole ..:D Amsterdam is international city, many people from various nations, as well as a variety of problems. But everyone is looking for Amsterdam.


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