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How I Overcame COVID and Crushed a 204 km Cycling Challenge!

Apr. 20, 2023 -

In preparation for this year’s Fietselfstedentocht (236KM), I took my bike and set out for an adventurous ride through half of the Netherlands. It was my first long distance ride after being infected with COVID. If you're considering a long-distance ride yourself, be sure to read along to discover invaluable tips and tricks from my experience.

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Flowers from Amsterdam... grown in Flevoland!
Flowers from Amsterdam... grown in Flevoland!
Leaving my new hometown of Hegelsom, Limburg
Leaving my new hometown of Hegelsom, Limburg
This felt as a fitting place for a little drink stop... Willemsplein in Arnhem!
This felt as a fitting place for a little drink stop... Willemsplein in Arnhem!
Look who's WHOOP's #1 of The Netherlands in terms of strain! Euphoria!
Look who's WHOOP's #1 of The Netherlands in terms of strain! Euphoria!
My heart rate during the 10 hour ride from Amsterdam to Hegelsom: note how I kept my heart rate relatively low during the first few hours!
My heart rate during the 10 hour ride from Amsterdam to Hegelsom: note how I kept my heart rate relatively low during the first few hours!
Crossing the last bridge into Amsterdam felt like victory.
Crossing the last bridge into Amsterdam felt like victory.

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