Overheard in Amsterdam #723

Bike theft is common in Amsterdam, and in this case I am the Dumb Foreigner. I was trying to unlock my bike under the watchful gaze of an older man who was resting on a scooter right beside my bike.

Old Dutch Man

You have another lock on your bike?

Dumb Foreigner

Yes, always at least two locks

Old Dutch Man

Ah well, it is Amsterdam.

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