There are more than 240 miles of cycle lanes across Amsterdam, which have priority over cars, and 880 000 bicycles compared with a human population of 800,000. Studies have shown that 83 per cent of people use their bike at least once a week with between 12,000 and 15,000 bikes being fished out of the canals on an average year.
For everybody visiting the city from abroad this should be a quick “user manual” movie. Tourists are warned not to ride hungry or in front of the dashing tram. A video says more than thousand words, so lean back and enjoy it.