Veluwepeel

75 years ago today, on the night of 7th February 1945, two RAF Halifax bombers were shot down near Veluwepeel, on the edge of De

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DAF Museum

I let the train take the strain today for the 20 minute journey into the centre of Eindhoven. I’ve used the Dutch railways quite a

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A Winter’s Tale

Cycling through the winter can be great fun, provided that you can keep dry & warm. Keeping dry is relatively easy, with the right gear,

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January

My cycling year has got off to a great start with a total of 404.7 km ridden, over six separate rides during January, including two

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Vossenberg

Vantage points are rare in the flat Dutch countryside so I was very interested to learn that a new observation tower has recently been constructed

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Venlo

I decided to do a fairly long cycle ride yesterday, in order to reach my 1000 km target for the Cycling Down Dementia campaign, especially

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Meijel

Yesterday’s cycle ride was more interesting than usual. About a third of the distance was ridden on un-paved canal paths & forest cycle tracks around

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Three Countries

Yesterday I cycled 66.5 km, in three different countries! Heading from my home in the Netherlands it’s only 8 km to the Belgian border just

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Four Bananas

Yesterday’s cycle ride was an epic 105.2 km, again exceeding my best daily distance since I started cycling again last April. I ache all over

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Border Line

The first cycle ride of 2020. Not a planned ride today, just a case of seeing where the front wheel took me. I often follow

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