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Welcome on travelling.zone . Combining my old familie-schmidt site and GPS-info website is a lot of work. I hope you enjoy reading all articles, if you got thoughts or questions please let me know..

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elfstedenroute bikeride

Sunday 06 May 2018 (10:09) in News, Travel | no responses

Last may holiday we did ride most of the  elfstedenroute . The elfstedentocht is a iceskate trip that only take place when there is enough ice to ride it on iceskates. Due to bad weather and a broken spoke we have to make some changes in the route. The statistics: date from to  km hm temp remarks friday 27 april 2018 Balk Molkwerum 29 65 13 saterday 28 april 2018 Molkwerum Witmarsum 31,5 24 12,7 sunday 29 april 2018 Witmarsum Harlingen 22…

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Bike-experience Roosendaal

Monday 09 April 2018 (18:23) in Kids, MTB, News | 2 responses

Last weekend (18-04-2018) we went to Bike-experience Roosendaal. We did bring our BMX and MTB with us. The have created a large 3500 m3 pumptrack for skateboards and BMX. A MTB track with 3 differant routes and a racetrack for speed bikes. We did use all 3 of them. How we did that? See our video: Want to go there? See locations below: Click to change language: Dutch

Frog bike 78 trekkingbike

Tuesday 06 March 2018 (21:17) in Bikes, Frogbike, News | no responses

Frog bike 78 trekkingbike

The frogbike is rebuild to trekking bike. Why | Parts| Photo Why: Frogbikes make perfect kids bikes but miss out on some parts. No reflective striping on the tyres. (most common in europe) mudgard don’t have a break out. Shimano Acera 8 speed is a to “light” for serious climbs. Since our first Frog bike some things have been changed: Mounting option for locks. mounting options for mudgard. So I decide to make some changes to our frogbike. My local…

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New frogbike 78

Wednesday 28 February 2018 (20:05) in Bikes, Frogbike, Kids, News | no responses

Since last week we got a Frogbike in our family. It is our third frogbike. In the past we had a Frogbike 55 (20 inch/ 2014), frogbike 62 (24 inch/ 2015) and now we got a Frogbike 78 (26 inch/ 2018) We had a Cube 260 in the family with a bit to large cranck set and my son wasn’t happy riding it. On his Genesis Core 26 however he did like riding. During some mtb chalanges I met Pieter…

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Visit Trondheim

Sunday 31 December 2017 (7:46) in News, Norway, Travel | no responses

Between christmas and new year we did visit friends in trondheim. We had a great time visiting the old town of Trondheim and done some langlauf (XC-ski) trips. More info and locations below on the map or just see the photo’s. Or see some tips. we did 2 ski trips. When skiing make sure to take water and food along with you. If you want to know what “loipes” are created fresh you can take a look at skisporet.no ….

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Mtb tour Eifel

Sunday 26 November 2017 (21:11) in MTB, News | no responses

It was cold weather when we left to the Eifel. In FeWo Willrich We stayd for the weekend. The appartment is big enough for four people. (discount option) Blankenheim area has lots of mtb tours. Some are even higlighted. I did plan my tours using the Komoot app and my Garmin. Some more info and video below on the tours we did make. Tourinfo: On Sunday we did a small round. It was a bit cold to ride. Click to change…

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Mini cycling holiday

Thursday 16 November 2017 (20:27) in Idworx, Kids, News, Travel, trekkingbike | no responses

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…

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Leukerbad area

Tuesday 22 August 2017 (13:47) in News, Travel | no responses

Leukerbad area

During our holiday we have been to Switzerland.  We stayed on the Leukerbad campsite. We had some great bike rides and with the “gäste karte” you get a discount on the cablecars as well. This we could go up with the cablecar and cycle downwards. The Leukerbad website does have several routes available. We did take route 6 and the Flowtrail. We also did walk to the Lämmerenhütte, a special article will follow. Video’s on the biketrail you can see below….

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Back to 2002

Wednesday 26 July 2017 (19:25) in Hike, News, Travel | no responses

Last week I have been working on my old Travel discription of the GR20 in Corsica. It was back in 2001 and 2002 I walked the GR20. The travelblog is written down on my own site now. It is in dutch and you can read it here. Click to change language: Dutch

Fatbike in the snow

Thursday 02 March 2017 (21:12) in Bikes, News, Travel | no responses

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…

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Feiy tech G5 and Garmin Virb Ultra

Thursday 12 January 2017 (21:20) in Gear, News | 4 responses

Feiy tech G5 and Garmin Virb Ultra

I have been using my Garmin virb camera’s quit a lot over de last view years. It did start with the Garmin Virb in 2013 . I used the Garmin Virb XE a lot for all out MTB rides en cycling trips. Recently I moved over to the Garmin Virb Ultra. A real GoPro killer. All accessoiries are compatible with the gopro mounts. The biggest issue was to find a Gimbal that was compatible. Since a few month Feiyu Tech…

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stop training wheels

Monday 03 October 2016 (20:02) in Bikes, Kids, News | no responses

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…

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My Idworx AR video

Thursday 25 August 2016 (20:11) in Idworx, News, trekkingbike | no responses

  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….

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Welcome to travelling.zone

Tuesday 28 June 2016 (22:53) in News, website | no responses

Hi, the new website is online. In a few weeks there will be more info online about our travels, bikes, location info. For now old dutch posts are being copied in the new website, see there is a bit more to see on the NL version. See you soon. Got a question? use the contact form to send a message. Click to change language: Dutch

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