New Dates: Learn How To Fix Your Bike

Would you love to be able to fix your bike yourself? Well, here’s your chance to learn just that! During the workshop you’ll learn how to repair all of the small problems you’ll encounter when owning a bicycle, like a broken bicycle chain, a flat tire or broken spokes. The workshops will be given in…
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Get one of these 3 Cool Sets of Bike Lights!

Slowly the days are becoming ‘shorter’ and darkness is setting in earlier, each day. A sign we are moving away from our beloved Summer, snif. Since we all use bikes, it’s time to get geared up and be a radiant beam of light – after sunset. Of course we all want to look great on…
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7 Bike Related Excuses You Can Use When You Are Too Late

So, today might be rough to start, after a nice weekend in Amsterdam, visiting the Rollende Keukens or the Coffee Festival and drinking just – a tad – too much. Getting up can be hard, and getting in office in time might not be the easiest thing on Monday. Thankfully, we, Dutchies, have got tons…
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How the Dutch Got Their Bike Paths…

Everyone who has ever visited – or lived in – the Netherlands, knows cycling is a big part of our culture. The city of Amsterdam has more bikes than citizens, and we feel really anything is possible on a bike. But how did the Dutch get their bike paths (to make way for this huge…
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How Not to Get Your Bike Stolen

Bike theft is quite a problem in our lovely capital: if your bike has never been stolen, you are probably not living here long enough 😉 Bikes are mainly stolen by junkies (who resell them for 10 euro) and students/youngsters who steal them after going out at night. It’s quite a nuisance to lose your…
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Rent a Bike from an Amsterdam Local – Cycleswap

After being able to share our houses, boats, meals and significant others, it is now possible to share our…. bikes! Cycleswap enables you to rent & enlist your bike(s). Great if you are having guests over, or want to make a few buck on your (second) bike. So far there are a handful of bike…
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Student Bike: Get a FREE Bike (yes, really… free!)

If you are an Amsterdam student, you are – like everyone – in need of a good bike. How about getting one for free, with a cool fancy lock, with free service? Sounds too good to be true? It isn’t! So what’s the deal with this ‘free bike’, you might think. The deal is: you…
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6 Mobile Bike Repair Shops

Getting a flat tire in the city of one million bikes, can be quite a hassle. It’s hard to find a decent bike repair shop, and it takes a lot of time to drag your bike to one of the great places where they actually help you – without ripping you off. Thank god a…
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Bike & City #2 – Talkshow about Bikes

This Monday the second edition of the talkshow about bikes will be held. Be ready for lots of stories about bikes, city’s and the cycling culture in Amsterdam and other big cities abroad. New bike brands and designs will be shown and there will be inspiring stories and lectures from bike lovers and specialists from…
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Get a Light on your Bike for just 5 Euro! @ Werkplaats de Poort

We’ve recommended before to get some decent lights on your bike; first of all for safety & secondly to prevent getting unnecessary tickets. For those who don’t have proper lighting yet, Werkplaats de Poort has a great deal! For just 5 euro they will put the obliged red light on the back of your bike….
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