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Great distance 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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Elfstedentocht - where men become heroes
Elfstedentocht - where men become heroes
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)
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!
Sneek, 1912 - the first Fietselfstedentocht
Sneek, 1912 - the first Fietselfstedentocht

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