Men at work

Portrait of Amsterdam’s most authentic bicycle repairmen.

In the fast-paced rhythm of everyday Amsterdam, Frans van der Meer runs his 90-year-old bike shop as one of the city’s most authentic bicycle repairmen. Frans not only knows his trade, but also harbours a piece of old Amsterdam, where the city is like a village, where neighbours are like family, and bicycles are like legs.

Directed, filmed & edited by Wytse Koetse
Piano music by Studio Palmboom

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Men at work

Simone Bissolati

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