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Multi-Storey Bike Park

By Lucy_Locket  
Amsterdam No. 5

Happy Sunday all!

I hope this conveys the amount of bikes there are in Amsterdam...and I thought Oxford was full of em! This is a multi-storey bike park near the train station in the city. How on earth you remember which bike is yours I will never fathom.

Thanks for all previous comments and clicks. As expected, yesterdays' slightly bombed...but then perhaps my SOH is too osbcure!?!

Lucy Smile


(Large & F11 for total bikiness! )

Tags: Bike More Park In Never General Than Bicycle Million Bicycles Amsterdam Mind Landscape and travel Theres Multi-storey Humour and fun Beijing!

Voters: Richsr, plugin, woolybill1 and 11 more


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Comments


Richsr Plus
9 90 220 England
2 Dec 2007 12:47PM
Like the details in this - well spotted and captured.
Richard

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woolybill1 Plus
9 19 66 United Kingdom
2 Dec 2007 1:01PM
Even the thumbnail said Amsterdam! Careful scrutiny of your photo suggests that two thirds or more of the machines are identical and that most of the rest are the same, too, with the embellishment of a plastic bag to protect the carrier. It's quite an amazing sight.
Bill
mrswoolybill Plus
9 902 1445 United Kingdom
2 Dec 2007 1:09PM
Almost a mono shot, with little splashes of colour. I like the blue jeans walking up the grey steps behind. I love Amsterdam, but I do remember it as being more bike-friendly than pedestrian-friendly. With these numbers I suppose that's understandable.
Moira
pamelajean Plus
10 951 1808 United Kingdom
2 Dec 2007 1:39PM
I think you got a great angle on this, and the foreground bikes on their sides is an inspired addition. Like Bill, I noticed how very similar they all are. I ride a bike and, when I park it, I always notice the obvious differences between mine and others. I'm not sure I'd find mine amongst this lot. I like the way someone has shoved theirs between some others, obviously couldn't find a parking space. I lived in Oxford at one time, and the rows of parked bicycles was part of the scenery there.
Cormy 8 3 England
2 Dec 2007 1:54PM
Well spotted,enjoyed this a lot.
Cheers

Alan
MickyMc 8 8 United Kingdom
2 Dec 2007 1:56PM
Great shot. I love the little baskets on the handlebars - brought wonderful memories of zooming around Amsterdam city centre with my pen friend pedaling and me holding on for dear life.
Mavis
2 Dec 2007 4:09PM
Great detail and structure Lucy - looks like there has been a serious accident in the foreground!

Mike
rangerpaul 9 19 7 England
2 Dec 2007 6:42PM
Blimey!! Don't drop anything here. If you bend over to pick it up someone might park a bike where you probably didn't want it parking Smile
Cracking shot
Paul
Stone the crows, think id get roller skates

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