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Fietselfstedentocht 2017

Cycling the 235KM bike tour 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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Bike in the local bike shop
Bike in the local bike shop "werkplaats" (Dutch for workshop)
Elfstedentocht - where men become heroes
Elfstedentocht - where men become heroes
Set to go - ready for 235KM on two wheels!
Set to go - ready for 235KM on two wheels!
Sneek, 1912 - the first Fietselfstedentocht
Sneek, 1912 - the first Fietselfstedentocht
Statistics from Cyclemeter Pro
Statistics from Cyclemeter Pro
Special support: my moms and her friend Albert
Special support: my moms and her friend Albert

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