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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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Special support: my lovely wife, Ellen!
Special support: my lovely wife, Ellen!
The route through Friesland
The route through Friesland
Elfstedentocht - where men become heroes
Elfstedentocht - where men become heroes
Finished! Collected all the stamps, earned the medal and a drink to celebrate an awesome day!
Finished! Collected all the stamps, earned the medal and a drink to celebrate an awesome day!
Something is missing... my front wheel!
Something is missing... my front wheel!
Sneek, 1912 - the first Fietselfstedentocht
Sneek, 1912 - the first Fietselfstedentocht

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