Hello. I am coming to Amsterdam with my own bicycle because it is the place of the start of a European cycling tour for me.
Like many tourists, I plan to explore the city by bicycle, and I have learnt much about the rules (dont walk in the lanes, etc.), the road signs and other etiquette. One thing that I just thought of is the cycling speed. As a tourist, I may have a strolling speed on the cycling lanes and have glances at the surrounding scenery while cycling. This will be different to how locals cycle since I believe most locals are focused at getting to the destination. So, is this appropriate?
Can I cycle slowly on the lanes while looking at the views (of course safely), or should I cycle always according to the pace of the others and only look at the views when stopped on the sidewalk? Thanks