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How to Master Long-Distance Rides in the Netherlands!

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!
The morning after: Make sure to be kind to yourself - after such an intensive effort your body needs time to recover. My WHOOP noticed this clearly, even after getting a good night's rest.
The morning after: Make sure to be kind to yourself - after such an intensive effort your body needs time to recover. My WHOOP noticed this clearly, even after getting a good night's rest.
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!
Link your bike computer to your phone to be able to receive messages of support from family and friends
Link your bike computer to your phone to be able to receive messages of support from family and friends
Hello Amsterdam! Made it all the way!
Hello Amsterdam! Made it all the way!
Leaving my new hometown of Hegelsom, Limburg
Leaving my new hometown of Hegelsom, Limburg

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