Posts met de tag racing

10. augustus 2016
The first night was a night with not a lot of sleep. Sleeping in a large hall with 200 people can get noisy at night. Eventually I fell asleep and then my alarm went off. Filled with excitement I got dressed and went to get breakfast. I must say, an excellent buffet style breakfast. Good sandwiches, lots of choice in oatmeals etcetera and good coffee. During breakfast I caught up with my new mates from Belgium. They have experience racing this race from the years before. They tell me it's going...
09. augustus 2016
It's always nice to pick up my racing numbers and race information. But on this occasion it's very special because this is my first ever mountainbike race. I'm excited as well as very tensed because I've got no idea what to expect. As I'm writing this post I'm waiting for my diner and also waiting for the official briefing. Here are some pictures of what was in my race bag.
06. juni 2016
A few months ago I was alerted to a new kind of cycling ride in and around Mill (NL). It was called the Brabantse Strade Bianche and as the name suggests. It involves a lot of gravel roads mixed with tarmac roads in between. For those of you who are not familiar with the real Strade Bianche in Italy, a very small history lesson, with thanks to Wikipedia. The Strade Bianche, oficially called Strade Bianche - Eroica Pro, is a road bicycle race in Tuscany, central Italy, with a finish in Siena. It...