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Cycling around the Markermeer

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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Smiling at the Markermeer
Smiling at the Markermeer
Around the Markermeer, through the former Dutch
Around the Markermeer, through the former Dutch "Zuider Zee"
Sluice at Schardam
Sluice at Schardam
My bike prepared for long distance cycling
My bike prepared for long distance cycling
Beautiful sky on the Houtribdijk
Beautiful sky on the Houtribdijk
Speed (blue) en effort (red, heart rates) around the Markermeer through strong winds (6 beaufort, 39-49KM/h)
Speed (blue) en effort (red, heart rates) around the Markermeer through strong winds (6 beaufort, 39-49KM/h)

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