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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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Beautiful sky on the Houtribdijk
Beautiful sky on the Houtribdijk
Cycling underneath a tall ship!
Cycling underneath a tall ship!
Sluice at Schardam
Sluice at Schardam
Smiling at the Markermeer
Smiling at the Markermeer
Me and my bike on the Houtribdijk! Not in the way I imagined!
Me and my bike on the Houtribdijk! Not in the way I imagined!
Wind blowing strongly over the water with Amsterdam on the horizon, as seen from Almere
Wind blowing strongly over the water with Amsterdam on the horizon, as seen from Almere

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