- Amsterdam is pancake flat and crisscrossed with 4,000 kilometers of bike paths
- Local cyclists are said to get frustrated with tourists who dawdle or stop in the center of cycle paths
- Bike theft is a problem with an estimated 55,000 cycles going missing every year
This piece, and several others on Amsterdam, complement the CNNGo TV series. This month's show gets an Olympian's tour of the city's markets and park and visits an unusual photography exhibition. It then explores the world of Amsterdam street food and takes in the city's best picture spots with an Instagram pro. More on Amsterdam plus the full show can be found here: www.cnn.com/cnngo
(CNN)Amsterdam should be a cyclist's dream.