Amsterdam- cars and motorbikes in the bike lane

Uploaded on Jun 22, 2012
Many people don’t realize that the “bike lanes” in Amsterdam aren’t just for bikes. They are also used by motorbikes and small cars. Space is at a premium and “just squeezing through” is the norm. It can be quite unnerving for those of us accustomed to having a 10-12 foot lane to ourselves!

Here’s a quick peek at just a few of the motor vehicles that I encountered while riding around town today in the bike lanes and cycle tracks of Amsterdam.