Cycling with the family in Amsterdam

Family Standing at the museumsquare in Amsterdam with bikes rented from yourcitybike in Amsterdam in Januari 2019

Why you should rent bikes with the family We know what you’re thinking – letting your kids loose on the bustling streets of Amsterdam sounds a little scary. Will they be safe, will it be fun, will they be capable of it? Let us show you why cycling with the family will be the best […]

5 Bike Safety tips for Amsterdam

Cyclist biking in front of a tram

Cycling rules in Amsterdam made easy More than 58% of Amsterdammers cycle everyday. It’s not so hard to fit in, but there’s a few things to know before you set off. Your bike safety is of the highest importance to us, so we decided to make your life a whole lot easier. Following these 5 […]

Traffic Signs for Bikes in Amsterdam

Cycling Path And Walking Traffic Sign Next To Each Other In Amsterdam At The Nieuwe Spiegelstraat Nearby Rijksmuseum 2

All you need to know about Dutch traffic signs for cyclists Right, so we’re not going to patronise you by telling you red means stop and green means go (whoops). Most traffic signs for bikes in Amsterdam are pretty universal, but in a city dominated by the bicycle there’s a few that catch visitors out. […]

How to Prevent Bike Theft

Tourist Locking A Rental Bike From YourCityBike In Amsterdam On A Canal 2

All you need to know about keeping your bike safe and secure In a country where bikes outnumber citizens you might think the the greatest collective concern in the Netherlands is that the humans will be overthrown by an uprising from their two-wheeled companions. Think again. Bikes are friendly and reliable creatures, whereas their human […]

Why rent a bike in Amsterdam?

Rent a bike Amsterdam, night time street

Why not? If you hear the word ‘Amsterdam’, what comes into your head? Most likely a combination of canals, weed, prostitutes, skinny houses, and of course, bicycles. There are a lot of bikes here. Over 850,000 – around one for every local. Cast your eyes in any direction and we bet you see a dozen. […]

Bikes on Dutch Public Transport

Centraal Station

Can I take my bike on the train in the Netherlands? Yes. And it’s a whole lot easier than taking your train on the bike. Intercity and Sprinter Trains Metro Ferry Bus and Tram Bike-friendly culture in the Netherlands seems to know no limits. As if the thousands of kilometres of cycle routes, millions of […]