Tag: Cycling

  • Cycletrippin – The Lonely Cyclists Tour Scandinavia – Stage 1

    Cycletrippin – The Lonely Cyclists Tour Scandinavia – Stage 1

    This journey that I call going on a cycletrippin, started at my home in Amsterdam the Netherlands, the route took me all the way to Nordkap and back to Amsterdam. During the trip, I cycled through the Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Finland, and Sweden. For the most part of the trip I cycled, I also […]

  • The Lonely Cyclist heading out for a great nordic bike tour adventure

    The Lonely Cyclist heading out for a great nordic bike tour adventure

    I have for the last few years spent part of my vacation bike touring, the last year 2017 was different, I was not able to get out for even a mini-tour. I spent last year with my ailing father, the family is important and they go before any bike rides. 2018 is a different story, […]

  • Cycling is more than just a hobby

    Cycling is more than just a hobby

    Cycling is more than just a hobby. These days it is high on the list of popular lifestyle choices. Of course, there is no doubt that it is one of the most enjoyable leisure activities out there. However, cycling also has a great impact on the health and fitness levels of the average human being. […]

  • 30-Day Plank Challenge For A Solid Core

    30-Day Plank Challenge For A Solid Core

    Many office workers, spend the whole day in a chair staring at a monitor – I do that, as an IT person everything I do require me to sit at a desk and enter information into a computer watching a screen. Sitting all day is not smart, I think humans need to move more.

  • My favorite fitness apps for Android

    My favorite fitness apps for Android

    Sitting all day working in front of a computer, I need to balance that with fitness training. I take long bike rides most of the year, in the wintertime I spend most of my time working on my fitness in the gym. I have a few apps that I use for that.

  • I added FAT WRAP bar tape to my bike

    I added FAT WRAP bar tape to my bike

    One of the biggest problems I face when I do a multi-day bike tour is that I get numbness in my hands and that is probably due to the hand position in the drops and on top of the handlebars.

  • Cycling is a religion – Wielermuseum Roeselare in Belgium

    Cycling is a religion – Wielermuseum Roeselare in Belgium

    Back in June of this year, I took off on a bike tour from Amsterdam to Spain and back, this story is all about my visit to the Wielermuseum Roeselare – at the time when I was planning my trip to Spain – I had not heard about the Wielermuseum Roeselare.

  • I got a pair of Fly Pedals

    I got a pair of Fly Pedals

    I not sure about you, I bike around with my road bike with clip-on pedals. I want sometimes to just take my bike to go to the supermarket without using my bike shoes. I can but I just have a very small space on the pedal to put my shoe on to pedal my bike […]

  • Building strong legs and core

    Building strong legs and core

    If you are going to invest time in something for your fitness – whether you see yourself in cycling or running – is a pair of strong legs. Your muscles will give you more strength and take your fitness training to new levels. Weight training lets you avoid injuries.

  • Fix My Bike Amsterdam

    Fix My Bike Amsterdam

    Today, I did something different, my bike needed some truing done to my wheels. Normally I do it myself, I have not had any luck getting the wheel to straighten, as I did not have all the right tools to do it right.