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La Ride des Belles Filles: training schedule week 3

We arrived in week 3 of the training program for La Ride Des Belles Filles and we hope the training sessions are going smoothly. Of course that’s what happens in a perfect world. For sure there had been a day that you didn’t feel fit enough or other problems arose. For that reason, don’t hesitate […]

La Ride des Belles Filles: training schedule week 2

Another week, another training schedule. We hope the first week was fun. Did you feel the legs burn already? Yes? Well, that’s a good sign! It means you used your muscles and you’re getting stronger. Don’t forget to drink and eat enough during and after training. This will not only make you train more efficiently […]

La Ride des Belles Filles: training schedule week 1

Let’s start training! Experienced riders Since this is the second edition of La Ride, we assume that we can now divide our participants into 2 groups. We hope that the ladies who finished last years’ training program and La Ride, got hooked to their bikes and continued cycling on a regular base. The experienced riders. […]

La Ride des Belles Filles

Remember how we organised ‘La Ride’ last year? Well, the 2018 edition will be slightly different. The title of this blog reveals it already a tiny bit. Does it ring a bell? La Ride des Belles Filles will be an even bigger challenge and hopefully your new cycling goal. Train for La Ride, a word […]

Castelli

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 a […]

Ironman 70.3 Luxembourg Race Recap

WHAT. A. WEEKEND. It took me a bit to realise what just happened and I’m still lost somewhere between the highest excitement and the sorest legs. So, let’s start from the beginning: After talking about this goal of doing an Ironman 70.3 for almost two years it was finally go time. I’m usually the most […]

Coffee rides, places to visit

We all need easy rides, mainly to recover from a hard and intensive ride. Doing so I combine all the things I love on that day, my love, friends, my bike and some coffee. On hot days I go for a smoothie though.. The place to go to in my hometown is called Maona, see […]

Bergop rijden: tips & tricks

Spreek de naam Mont Ventoux uit en de reactie van de mensen rondom jou is er eentje van “ohlala”, “amaaaai” of “pfff”. Er wordt niet eens gezegd dat het gaat over een wel heel hoge berg, maar spontaan krijgt iedereen “pijn” aan de benen. Wielrenner of niet. Anders gezegd, de Mont Ventoux is een klim […]