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Tow whee, the bungy strap

Monday 28 May 2018 (6:06) in Gear, MTB, News | no responses

Tow whee, the bungy strap

We have been mountainbike a long time with the familiy. We did notice it is hard to make nice downhill track is there is no cablecar nearby. We parked our car on the top and rolled down the mountain and I did cycle up again to get the car. Then I found out there is a bungy rope designed for bikers. I orderded one for testing. View this post on Instagram Towwhee , time to test. #mtb #mtbwithkids #towwhee #bikejoring…

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Eleven cities biking tour 2018

Tuesday 22 May 2018 (20:36) in News | no responses

A few weeks ago we were in Friesland already, we then cycled with our tour-bikes the “elfstedentocht“. The second day of Pentecost (whit-monday) we did ride the 240 kilometer eleven cities bike ride. We were accompanied by 15.000 other bikers. Different categories of cyclists participate in the tour. Fast ‘race’-cyclists, sporty cyclists and real recreational cyclists. The bicycles of the participants also vary. During the tour we see a lot of racing bikes, but also ‘regular’ bicycles, transport bikes, tandems…

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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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