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How to prepare for a long distance cycle ride

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
Looking over the Markermeer at the (former) island of Marken
Looking over the Markermeer at the (former) island of Marken
Around the Markermeer, through the former Dutch
Around the Markermeer, through the former Dutch "Zuider Zee"
Harbour in Marken
Harbour in Marken
Encountering an unexpected road block, about half way on the Houtribdijk
Encountering an unexpected road block, about half way on the Houtribdijk
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!

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