The bike It is part of the landscape of Amsterdam. There are 750 thousand people living in the city and they have a total of 600 thousand bicycles. And the city has special infrastructure for bicycles in the main streets and avenues. The center is the only place without special tracks because of the narrow streets; However, cyclists have a preference in transit.
There are several companies that rent bicycles. These are usually located at subway stops and around the city center. The price of rental It is between 9 and 20 euros a day. The main companies are the following:
- MacBike Bicycle Rental (http://www.macbike.nl/): Your bikes They are known for their red color and their MacBike posters in front. You can make your reservation on their website.
- Orangebike, Rental & Tours (http://www.orangebike.nl): Your bikes With more discreet colors and are somewhat harder and more reliable. The company offers 3-hour tours of the historic center for 19.50 euros. They also have reservations through their website (available in Spanish).
- The Black Bicycle or “Het Zwarte Fietsenplan” (http://www.black-bikes.com/): Rent the bikes Traditional Dutch Being a discreet black you will not pass as a tourist. There are 3 stores in the city, which are open 7 days a week. It also offers special bicycles to take children. Your website is only in Dutch.
You must be careful since Amsterdam It is also the city with the most bicycle thefts. Make sure you buy a good padlock or two. Also be careful when crossing the tram lines, because of its height it is very easy to fall.