Amsterdam’s world famous bike culture

Amsterdam is the most bycycle-friendly city in the world. Cycling became popular in the Netherlands between 1880 and 1890. As from 1911 the Dutch owned more bicycles than any other country in Europe. Throughout the years there became a  network of cycling paths, signposted and well maintained.

The best way to see Amsterdam is from a bike.  Cycling is the best way to get around Amsterdam with its world famous bike culture. The countless cyclists in the streets of Amsterdam make a big impression on  the tourists every day. Cycling is built into the Dutch DNA. Even The Mayor of Amsterdam as well as King Willem-Alexander cycles regularly.

The bike was the main mode of transportation in the World War II days. The Germans hated cyclists.

#Amsterdambikes #Amsterdam #Netherlands

A photo posted by Onur Gucukoglu (@onurgucukoglu) on

#amsterdambikes #amsterdamcity #netherlands

A photo posted by Renee Hsu (@haohsuanreneehsu) on

Before you start your bike tour it is advisable to learn some more about cycling in Amsterdam and how to cycle safely. MacBike Rental will help you with all the necessary information. When you visit Amsterdam with a group of people there is the possibility to go on one of the organized private tours  by Bike Rental Guided Tours. They offer you many possibilities. The Amsterdam tourist is still impressed by the numbers of bicycles and the variety of cyclist.

But this is Amsterdam, just how it is!

Bike rental

MacBike Bike rental & Guided Tours

Nieuwe Uilenburgerstraatweg 114
1011 LX  Amsterdam
T   +31 20 620 09 85

Most recent blogs


Sign up for our newsletter and be the first one to find out what's awesome in Amsterdam!

Latest comments

Be First to Comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *