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Around the Markermeer by bicycle

Tips to prepare, to endure and to enjoy long distance cycling

May 29, 2019 -

This week I took my bike for a long distance (211KM) ride around the Dutch Markermeer, solo! Unlike participating in an organised event with service, support and company along the way, going solo requires a different preparation, mindset and planning. Read along for some practical tips for long distance cycling.

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Looking over the Markermeer at the (former) island of Marken
Looking over the Markermeer at the (former) island of Marken
Just you and the road ahead (Zeedijk near Marken)
Just you and the road ahead (Zeedijk near Marken)
Smiling at the Markermeer
Smiling at the Markermeer
Heart rates during the day and night of my long distance ride
Heart rates during the day and night of my long distance ride
Harbour in Marken
Harbour in Marken
Sluice at Schardam
Sluice at Schardam

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