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Fietselfstedentocht 2017

Cycling the 235KM bike ride through Friesland

June 30, 2017 -

This month I cycled the Fietselfstedentocht, a 235KM tour through Friesland. This tour brings you through various Frisian cities throughout one of the most Northern provinces of the Netherlands. The tour was first organised in 1912 and has grown to become legendary due to its history, challenge and popularity; well worthy of a blog post!

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Set to go - ready for 235KM on two wheels!
Set to go - ready for 235KM on two wheels!
Bike in the local bike shop
Bike in the local bike shop "werkplaats" (Dutch for workshop)
The route through Friesland
The route through Friesland
Something is missing... my front wheel!
Something is missing... my front wheel!
Statistics from Cyclemeter Pro
Statistics from Cyclemeter Pro
Along the way you collect stamps from the various Frisian cities. You need a completed card in order to collect the medal (Elfstedenkruisje)
Along the way you collect stamps from the various Frisian cities. You need a completed card in order to collect the medal (Elfstedenkruisje)

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