Wijnandsrade

Another great day for cycling 39 km among the rolling hills of South Limburg. Temperatures peaked at 19 degrees as I struggled up and freewheeled

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Gracht

My first cycle ride of the week was a 38 km loop taking in the Dutch towns of Lemiers and Vaals. I also skirted around

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Schiffelerveld

Today’s outdoor exercise took the form of a 4.4 km walk through woodlands in the Schiffelerveld area to the east of Heerlen centre. The midday

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Hamweg

Today’s 15 km cycle ride was, unusually, totally unplanned and spontaneous. This afternoon I was watching cycle racing online, from somewhere sunny in the south

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Valkenburg

14 days without a cycle ride is way beyond my patience threshold. Therefore my 56 km cycle ride today, in warm sunshine, was a very

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Minus Nine

The Netherlands is in the grip of an extreme cold spell resulting from Storm Darcy which has swept across much of Europe this week. There

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Teveren

Today’s warm, sunny, spring-like weather encouraged me to to take a 58 km cycle ride into Germany, my longest ride of the year so far.

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January

January has been a month of extreme weather conditions here in South Limburg. Snow, sub-zero temperatures, torrential rain and high winds have swept across the

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Vaals

Today I had a nice, but cold, 36 km cycle ride to the south and west of Heerlen. It was minus 1 degree when I

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Rimburg

My 40 km cycle ride today took me to the north and east of Heerlen, including a few kilometres in nearby Germany. Snow is forecast

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