Around 25,000 citizens go daily to their jobs by bicycle in this city. It is the most widely used means of transportation and what makes this city so recognized by passionate cyclists. They have a car park that is known as the largest in the world, with a capacity for 12,500 bicycles.
Besides, they do not keep what they have. In this city, cycling continues to advance and more cyclists want to attend a tour of the streets. They have stopped using cars for ecological reasons and prefered bicycles and public transport.
Cycling around the city is totally free, even for tourists. You are helping the planet and at the same time getting in shape.
There are no mountains or hills nearby, so it is a good destination for those travelers who just start in this world and want to go little by little. However, Amsterdam is about 40km from Utrecht for those who prefer a longer route, it should be made clear that the territory is still flat.
Respect for cyclists in this city is so important that you will not be in any danger, as there are few cars out there. However, if you do find one, they will be extremely careful with cyclists. The only care you must have is to wear the right clothes, that also means you have to have the best travel backpack so you can carry all your things… Cyclists do not usually carry many things on the trip, but sportswear, some extra clothing, and sports shoes, can work perfectly for pedaling and to make some stops while you know the city.