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Mini cycling holiday

Mini cycling holiday

It is about a month ago since we had our last small cycling holiday.
On 14-15 october 2017 we had a very warm weekend in the Netherlands.

So we planned our small cycling trip. My son (9 years) would like to stay on a campsite with swimming pool.
After some searches we found “Ardoer Camping Ackersate” to stay.

We planned our trip and try to get some quite roads and even some unpaved ones as well.
Due to the weather we had a great weekend and some nice cycling routes.
After a night sleep in the tent we did drove back to home.

The trip can be viewed below on the map.

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mini fietsvakantie 2017

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Camping ackersate: 52.186865, 5.626416

And off course we had our camera with us to get some footage.

It is nice to have this weekend nearby our home.

Fatbike in the snow

Fatbike in the snow

Last year I saw a lot more fatbike.I always wondered how it would ride.
I can imagine in loose sand /snow it would be very handy. This week during our holiday in Switzerland I had the opportunity to try a fatbike.
I hired a fatbike at the local rental shop. This was just a basic fatbike with standard Shimano parts and a mechanical disc brake.
In the lower area the had the “winterwanderwege” ( winter trails) to bike on.
Most of the trails are good to ride. If you try to ride on a fresh snow part the big tyres are not floating anymore.
Fatbike in snow

It was a nice experience. Perhaps next time a more excited trail.

stop training wheels

stop training wheels

A couple of weeks ago there was a intresting article on the dutch news page, RTL news .  The did quote a Belgium article saying it is better to start biking without training wheels.

If children start using a balance bike they will easily start riding a bike without training wheels.

We used a wishbone bike to learn our son biking. First we did use it as a trike later on we changed it to a balance bike.  It was a bit wobly the first weeks but after that he did go faster every day.

Finn did biked on a 12 inch mini bike without using training wheels.

My Idworx AR video

My Idworx AR video

 

If you got something new it is fun to write about it or make a video. It is even more fun if the video 1,5 year later is shown on the Idworx Facebook page.

In 2015 I bought my All Rohler as follow up for my Easy Rohler. More info on the bikes will follow. I used my Garmin Virb to get all the shots.
The post is on the Idworxbike facebook page.

You can watch the video below.

Since then I cycled 5.000 kilometer on my Idworxbike.