The Real Reason Behind Amsterdam’s Beer Bikes Ban

 

For a city known for its biking culture, it will no longer go the extra mile for beer bikes.

No more beer bikes in Amsterdam, says officials after last week’s court ruling.

If you’ve been to the capital of the Netherlands, you’ve probably seen small carts with bicycle seats placed around a bar table. Or better known as: beer bikes, that are powered through by passengers stepping on pedals.

 

Although fun for bachelor parties, or celebrating any special occasion through Amsterdam’s gorgeous canals while downing kegs of beer, the city is banning such activity due to disorderly conduct. The public order problem has gotten so bad that the city won’t allow it anymore.

Last year, approximately 6,000 locals signed a petition asking the city council to ban beer bikes, referencing the activity as a terrible phenomenon and a nuisance.

For a city known for its biking culture, it will no longer go the extra mile for beer bikes. Better find another way to celebrate last days of singlehood!

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