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Long distance cycling tips

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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My bike prepared for long distance cycling
My bike prepared for long distance cycling
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!
Beautiful sky on the Houtribdijk
Beautiful sky on the Houtribdijk
Looking over the Markermeer at the (former) island of Marken
Looking over the Markermeer at the (former) island of Marken
My food and drink supply for this ride
My food and drink supply for this ride
Bring food that has a high energy level due to sugar, not fat!
Bring food that has a high energy level due to sugar, not fat!

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