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Filed under: amsterdamize, photos | Tags: amsterdam, bicycle, cyclechic, cycling, summer
After 3 weeks of rain, basically, the city gets back its color…and so do cyclists.
See the rest of Summer Cycle Chic here.
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I’ve reached the final stage of moving blogs, which means that most of you won’t be able to load them, due to DNS changes that will be finalized tomorrow. Hence, I’m putting today’s post up here as well. Thanks to Nicholas for alerting me.
The summer returned today after 3 weeks of rain. A good reason to take a detour around the block while shopping for groceries and flip out the phone camera.
Camera: Nokia N95
Color correction/distortion was applied
Filed under: amsterdamize, news, special | Tags: amsterdamize, blog, internet, new, news, video
I’ve just about finished working on two new interweb homes for Amsterdamize:
The first will show a new design, but the same familiar content, text, photos and videos. I created the second (Amsterdamize : Bicycle TV) for your convenience, so you can browse through all of the videos in one place. Much better, I think.
Things left to do, which will probably take a few days:
- Automatically redirecting you and other visitors from the ‘old’ blog to the new one
- Transferring the rest of the extensive blogroll and other info
- Tweaking quite a few posts for optimal performance
Things for further consideration:
- If you’re subscribed through this feed, you don’t have to worry about changing it for the new blog, it’s still the same one
- You can now also opt to just subscribe exclusively to the videos through the Bicycle TV RSS feed, iTunes or Miro.
Let me know what you think of it all! I appreciate suggestions and ideas!
Filed under: amsterdamize, special, video | Tags: amsterdamize, exposure, feature, mobuzztv, mobuzz, dailybuzz
Amsterdamize got featured on Mobuzz.tv today! Mobuzz TV is an international video podcast (different shows for different countries) on internet/tech/culture/art/gadgets and all that’s related, based in Madrid. Don’t underestimate it, it’s got millions of viewers.
My good buddy Gabemac, the host of the Daily Buzz, apparently got inspired by my little bike blog adventure and related ones, such as Mikael’s and decided to dedicate the whole show to what we all love so much. Kudos to him and for being able to squeeze so much in, be it less than 7 minutes. Enjoy!
Filed under: amsterdamize, photos | Tags: amsterdam, bicycle, citycycling, cycling, ride, slow, theslowbicyclemovement
Because it gives you time to observe and enjoy.
1) “On Spiegelstraat towards Herengracht. Sexiness on two wheels. Hey, how can you not enjoy this?”
2) “Herengracht near Thorbecke/Rembrandt Square. Probably somebody who confused having a sense of humor with vandalism while drunk last night.”
3) “Utrechtsestraat towards Frederiksplein. She was too fast for my slow ride, had to hurry.”
4) “On Van Baerlestraat, which is being reconstructed. Girl is comfortably talking to a friend on her mobile phone.”
5) “On Van Baerlestraat, parking at the Albert Heijn supermarket at Museum Square, next to an identical bike as mine, apart from the rack on the back and different color.”
6) “Parked behind me at the Albert Heijn supermarket at Museum Square was one of Workcycles’ handmade Preacher’s bicycles.”
7) “On Jan Pieter Heijestraat towards Kinkerstraat. Your Message Here. Bike taxi.”
I occasionally work/stay at Gabemac‘s appartment, and returning from Workcycles I spotted these good fellas enjoying their Grolsch beers on the sidewalk of Brederodestraat (where my friends Bicyclemark and Amy also live).
On the left is John, on the right Ron(ald). I asked permission to take their picture, because of a Grolsch project I’m helping out with, but they invited me to stay and have a beer with them. Ron is the resident of the street and John’s a friend who came over to chill with him, something they do every week, when the weather allows it. It was a very fun conversation, Ron loved my bike, wanted to know about my blog and we exchanged information. Before leaving the scene, Ron invited me to come back tomorrow, when they continue, but with more people, sort of block party. I happily accepted. Good neighbors, even though they’re only ‘temporary’ ones.
This is Amsterdam, too.
(Oh, and you must have noted the parked bicycles in the background. Yeah, I can’t help myself.)