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Gran fondo 2017

Cycling the 235KM bicycle 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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Yep, it's me. :-)
Yep, it's me. :-)
Special support: my moms and her friend Albert
Special support: my moms and her friend Albert
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)
The Postplaza Hotel in Leeuwarden
The Postplaza Hotel in Leeuwarden
Crowdy streets near stamp posts along the route
Crowdy streets near stamp posts along the route
Sneek, 1912 - the first Fietselfstedentocht
Sneek, 1912 - the first Fietselfstedentocht

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