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An interview on a bicycle conducted while riding through Amsterdam
|| 7/31/2008 || 5:56 pm || 3 Comments Rendered || ||


Amsterdamize Bicycle TV : Riding With Marie from Amsterdamize on Vimeo.

Yesterday I watched the video above and smiled. It was the first time I’d seen an interview conducted whilst riding down the street. Have you ever seen one conducted in this fashion?

The 9 minute video above features the author of the Dutch bicycle advocacy blog Amsterdamize as he rides side-by-side & interviews the co-author of Copenhagen’s bicycle advocacy blog Copenhagenzine. They discuss the differences in bicycle riding in their respective cities while showing the beautiful scenery of Amsterdam. It truly made me want to go back to Amsterdam just to ride around the city and take in the city’s car-free culture & rich history.

Anyways, this year I’ve added bicycle advocacy to the disparate topics this website covers. It makes sense as well because my main transportation method is a bicycle and the 120-year-old house I live in is on the site of a former bicycle racetrack.

Since I recently purchased a digital camera I’ve been running through a bunch of ideas as to how I can creatively use this simple technology to make new content for this blog. Expect some more bicycle related entries in the coming days….

In case the video above didn’t satiate your appetite for urban bicycling, here are few of my favorite bicycling videos from Amsterdamize, Copenhagenzine and it’s sister site Copenhagen Cycle Chic for you to enjoy:


Amsterdamize Bicycle Vlog #2 : I Can’t Slow Down from Amsterdamize on Vimeo.

Also check out this great post on “A Run-Down Of Normalcy In Cycling


Copenhagen Rainy Day


Momemtum Magazine in Vancouver, Canada had a bicycle fashion show!


Related Bicycle Entries:

Related Amsterdam Entries:

Related Copenhagen Entries:



Post Title: An interview on a bicycle conducted while riding through Amsterdam
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Posted in: Amsterdam, bicycle, Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe, Fashion, flickr, Location, Netherlands, Vimeo, World, YouTube
Last edited by Nikolas Schiller on 1/9/2009 at 2:06 am



  1. Thanks for reposting my videos and your kind words, Nikolas! It’s also good to know I can anticipate on a few video enclosures coming in from your feed :).

    I was going to end with ‘Keep on riding’, but I figured you don’t need that encouragement :)

    regards,

    Marc

    Comment by Amsterdamize — 7/31/2008 @ 6:31 pm

  2. Thanks Marc! I recorded my bicycle ride home last night, which wasn’t anything special aside from running every single red light (ha!). Aside from that, I’ve got a couple bicycling video clips in the works. I’ll definitely send them your way when they’ve been completed.

    Comment by blog@nikolasschiller.com — 7/31/2008 @ 6:34 pm

  3. anything goes in my book, Nikolas, uncensored and unleashed :)

    I’ve got a special place for contributions on Amsterdamize Bicycle TV, in the ‘xtra’ section. Plenty to go around.

    cheers!

    Comment by Amsterdamize — 8/1/2008 @ 9:20 am

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