Category Archives: Biking

Spoilt For Bike Races

Last year, the Vuelta a EspaƱa started in Assen. This year, the Giro d’Italia will not only start in Amsterdam, but depart and finish within walking distance of our house, as the following map of the 8.4 individual time-trial illustrates: … Continue reading

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Changing Gear

As I write this, the 2009 Tour de France has just got under way. Lance Armstrong is riding through the streets of Monaco in glorious HD, the first-ever HD broadcast of Nederland 1. In that respect, it’s a pisser that … Continue reading

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New Bakfiets

I picked up our new bakfiets last Friday, a customised CargoBike Long from WorkCycles, which I wrote back in February. After a week of biking on the new machine, I’m pretty impressed with it. According to Eloïse, it’s “helemaal … Continue reading

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New Bikes

Our new bakfiets has been ordered and will be ready by the end of March. In the end, the order went to WorkCycles. The shop is up in Zeeburg, which isn’t exactly our neighbourhood, and that’s the reason we hadn’t … Continue reading

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Road Test

The search for a new bakfiets has seen us trying out a lot of bikes in recent days. On the two-wheeler front, I’ve ridden the CargoBike Long from and the Fietsfabriek‘s model 996. Both bikes are longer than the … Continue reading

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