Monthly Archives: July 2011

Zwolle Restday and the end of the trip for me…

The last day of the trip for me since I needed some rest before the 24 hour ultra skate on Saturday. It was still 15km to Zwolle from the camping. An awesome ride because it really tested me with full … Continue reading

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Lelystad to Zwolle

Pretty easy ride when we started off. The pace was very relaxed and we took perhaps a few too many, and too long breaks. We didn’t get a good rhythm in the last 20km because of this, and also because … Continue reading

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Arnhem to Lelystad

A lot of skating today. Somehow, this turned out to be a really tough day, with all the rain and not exactly the smoothest country roads. Joost left with the bus after it started pouring which left me, Berry and … Continue reading

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Utrecht to Arnhem

F*ck skating. This weather has got to stop. Not worth the risk of slipping and sliding on the roads, and destroying our bearings by getting them soaked. We took the train Arnhem and chilled in a cafe where they had … Continue reading

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Haarlem to Utrecht

I woke up great in the morning at my parents’ apartment. I decided last minute to stay a night there, and with a pleasant surprise, saw my sister there as well. I decided to skate from the apartment in Diemen, … Continue reading

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Den Haag to Haarlem

A very short ride, although there was a lot of headwind. Elias, being all fresh, really kept a good pace going, getting us all to push a little harder. Skating through Haarlem itself was fun, dodging pedestrians and making our … Continue reading

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Den Haag “Rust Dag” (Rest day)

Woke up slow with sunshine and some good sleep. Interesting dreams as usual. Skated to Den Haag to get some spare parts and new wheels, then chilled and skated in the park. Uber chill day. Practicing some dancing, sliding and … Continue reading

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