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IRONMAN World Championship Race Recap

One month ago I experienced one of the biggest races of races of our sports, the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. And when I look back to it now, it still sounds surreal that I’ve been there. ..the weeks before: After my last race before the World Champs, an Olympic distance […]

Chasing memorable adventures

Few things make me happier than riding my bike! I’ve been a road cyclist for 10 years and since I live in a very small country, I can do most rides around here blindfolded. So, whenever I get the chance to ride new locations, I’m off! During last couple of years, I’ve been in Italy, […]

My La Ride on Tenerife: 28k of climbing

La Ride des Belles Filles was all about climbing at least 985m. I did 1593 – and here’s how it was. Luckily I was on Tenerife during the period of La Ride so I could do it on my most favorite streets. We started in a place called Chio to ride up to the Teide National […]

La Ride in Copenhagen – gravel blazing

  On September 9, a group of brave ladies set out to conquer La Ride in Copenhagen. Those familiar with Denmark’s geography will know that the country is completely flat and offers no real climbs, whatsoever. So to make the ride challenging and interesting, we included local challenges, such as gravel and back roads. We have limited tarmac roads […]

Castelli

Scorpion I’ve been lucky once again. A post package arrived. It had the logo of a scorpion and was filled with fancy packed cycling clothing. Time for a photo shoot! Doing photo shoots is not my speciality. It always makes me pretty insecure. But when you can wear clothing that fits perfectly well and has […]

Is Sa Calobra on your bucket list yet?

Short and steep. Long and persistent. Climbs come in all shapes and sizes and I embrace and enjoy them all. Each type offers its own kind of surprises and challenges. Some climbs might be short but so steep they make you wonder what is the steepest rules of gravity allow to climb. Well, obviously, you […]

La Ride des Belles Filles: training schedule 6

If you followed the previous training plans meticulously, you should be totally ready to conquer 985 altimeters and probably even more! I did La Ride! Did you already finished La Ride or planned to do it this week? Than follow the steps below: -Join the La Ridley community on Strava -Upload your ride on Strava […]

How to get dressed for a bike ride

The first thing I think about before getting on my bike is: ‘What should I wear today?’ A long sleeved jersey? Or yet go for short sleeves? An extra layer? Take my neck warmer? Pffff that stress of choices is almost as bad as pre-race nerves. Nothing unimportant though because clothing is a determining factor […]

I did the La Ride!!

Congratulations you rode La Ride des Belles Filles ! Awesome! Do you want to receive a virtual discount goodie bag filled with coupons such as Tacx, Ridley, Stolen Goat and GripGrab? Please fill this and form, hit ‘Send’ and on October 8 you will receive your discount goodie bag!

La Ride des Belles Filles: Training schedule week 5

You probably noticed that the longer we go on with the training plan,the more specific the training sessions become. Exciting isn’t it!! Climbers legs in full progress! As you all know, climbing with less weight is easier. That’s exactly why you can see the climber types in the peloton most often are the smaller, skinnier […]