What is a Fietser?

‘Fietser’ is the Dutch word for ‘cyclist’ – or more specifically, someone who uses a bicycle for transport. The Dutch seem to have a few words to describe different types of cyclist. The most common ones being: Wielrenner – someone who rides bicycles for sport or fitness (think: road cyclist) Fietser – someone who rides […]

Dutch Bike Shop

The Dutch Bike Shop in the Goatstown area of Dublin is a family-run business owned and run by Astrid and Frank. They import and sell a range of Dutch bikes, which have an upright and comfortable riding position, and also have things like mudguards, pannier racks, chain guards, and dynamo lights included in the price. […]