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Happy birthday to us!

Today our blog is 1 year old! Let’s celebrate it and choose the best picture of the year…all 4 of us (Joni, Else, Meredith and Aude) picked our 2 favorite pictures. Now it is your turn to choose your favorite one among our selection and enter the contest:

Father and son:
Father and son by Else

Sexy sunday:
by Meredith

Dreaming away:
dreaming away by Aude

Business man:
Business man by Aude

Good laugh:
good laugh by Aude

Japanese scenery:
japanese scenery II by Aude

Opa:
Ed3 by Aude

Together:
by Meredith

Have you made your choice? Please let us know (comment below) or on facebook.
You may be the lucky one winning this saddle cover! There are 3 saddle covers to win, we will pick randomly 3 people who shared their choice with us..so don’t miss it, you have until Friday 21st december!

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Amsterdam Cycle Chic goes Morocco

While the citizens of Amsterdam temporarily swap their bicycles for ice-skates, part of the Amsterdam Cycle Chic team visited Morocco. In Morocco we encountered a widespread and very colourful cycling culture, which is not only limited to its cities and villages. Apparently even the desert offers a good soil for cycling. You do have to be a skilled cyclist to be able to mount the sand dunes of the Sahara.

Cycling in the Moroccan dessertCycling through the Moroccan dessert

In the medinas of Rissani and Marrakech the bicycle is, next to donkeys, a much-used vehicle for transport. Vegetables, eggs, or even groceries for the whole week are being transported by bicycle.

Vegetables carried home with a bicycle in Morocco

a fully loaded bicycle in Morocco

Goods transported on a bicycle in Morocco

While a young girl is proudly showing of her red mountain bike in Ouarzazate, an old man is using his bike as a chair while chatting with friends in Rissani.

Girl in Ouarzazate showing her red bicycle

A man chatting on his bike to a friend

The colourful aspect of Morocco’s cycling culture manifests itself in its cheerful coloured bicycles and accessories. Check out the cool pannier bags and saddle covers. As you can see, I even had my own made!

A saddle cover and panniers in Morocco

Cow saddle cover in Morocco

A man making panniers in Morocco


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