• Eat

    Say yes to chocolate milk

    I was quite disgusted when my brother, at the time training for an Ironman, talked about gulping down half a litre of chocolate milk after an endurance exercise. He told me about how perfect the…

    15 November 2015
  • Event

    Sheroes ride leader workshop by Strongher

    On saturday the 7th of November 50 cycle enthusiasts came together to learn something about leading a group ride. The Strongher organization had set up a workshop for anyone with aspirations to lead a group…

    12 November 2015
  • Gear

    Budget winter bib test

    If you haven’t got your winter cycle wear sorted yet, this is the post for you. I have tested 4 winter bib tights (with pads!) priced 110 euro or less. I tried to keep…

    10 November 2015
  • Gear

    20 perfect gifts for girls who like bikes

    We are heading into the holiday season at full speed it seems. Does anyone even remember what summer was like? To shake off after summer blues, I decided to brighten my days with holiday…

    6 November 2015
  • Train

    The mountainbike

    According to my Strava feed, many of you have been taking your mountain bike for it’s first spin this season. And with good reason. Winter roads can be pretty sketchy. You often get caught…

    3 November 2015
  • Gear

    How to avoid a sore bottom

      When you first start riding more often and longer distances you are likely to encounter bottom problems. At least, it’s not exactly your bottom, but different parts ‘down there’, depending on your body type…

    31 October 2015
  • Film

    Grand Depart after movie

    Warning! Watching this video can bring on a spell of melancholia. It’s the excellent after movie of the Grand Depart in Utrecht last summer. And oh what a summers day it was. There were happy…

    28 October 2015
  • Train

    Off season cycling

    Although we are experiencing a superb Indian summer here in Holland, we can’t pretend winter isn’t coming. You’ll find lots of articles and tips these days on what you could be doing to make…

    27 October 2015
  • Film

    Mini documentary Vive le Tour (1962)

    Vive le Tour is a short documentary of the 1962 Tour de France made by French filmmaker Louis Malle. A cycling passionate himself, he set out to capture the Tour’s soul: its cultural significance,…

    23 October 2015