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Daily-bike-blog

Bike one's own way.

A Subsidiary of events or occurrences, usually unexpected, being on the road.

Summer and another leaf story

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Tue, October 16, 2018 19:43:14
Tuesday: Looks like Summer, but the fallen leafs tell another story. Very good biking.
Distance : 42 miles , destination : Commuting work , daytime : 02:12 h
Temp : 14/24 degrees , wind : 2/2 beaufort SW/SW , snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 71 meters



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Short MTB ride in shorts

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Mon, October 15, 2018 18:04:58
Monday: The weather is too nice not to bike. So I jump on the MTB for a short ride in the afternoon with lots of sunshine,.....almost to warm to bike in autumn.
Distance : 13 miles , destination : MTB training round home , daytime : 00:56 h
Temp : 23 degrees , wind : 2 beaufort SW, snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 35 meters





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Wandering 4

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Sat, October 13, 2018 19:37:43
Saturday: Wandering through Drenthe. with preparation Superprestige, Sun, dry rivers and dead ends. Very nice biking weather.
Distance : 11 miles , destination : MTB training round home , daytime : 02:41 h
Temp : 25 degrees , wind : 3 beaufort SW, snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 185 meters


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Northern Light from the West

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Thu, October 11, 2018 19:39:03
Thursday: Good dry biking weather with mild temperatures. The sky looks like Nothern Light but now from the West.
Distance : 42 miles , destination : Commuting work , daytime : 02:15 h
Temp : 11/21 degrees , wind : 3/3 beaufort SE/SE, snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 71 meters





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Enjoying sunshine

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Wed, October 10, 2018 21:22:22
Wednesday: Working on two different location and enjoying the sunshine.
Distance : 42 miles , destination : Commuting work , daytime : 02:11 h
Temp : 14/18 degrees , wind : 3/3 beaufort SE/SE, snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 71 meters



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Bugs, Bugs and Bugs

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Tue, October 09, 2018 21:53:12
Tuesday: Good biking today with bright sunshine. The only disadvantage are the bugs.
Distance : 42 miles , destination : Commuting work , daytime : 02:14 h
Temp : 7/15 degrees , wind : 3/3 beaufort SW/SW, snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 71 meters


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Again orange and farmers

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Mon, October 08, 2018 22:01:19
Monday: A nice orange sunrise. No fatigue from yesterdays competition ride. Farmer tractors are an encounter on daily basis.
Distance : 42 miles , destination : Commuting work , daytime : 02:09 h
Temp : 5/15 degrees , wind : 3/4 beaufort SW/SW, snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 71 meters







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Borgerswold Fun 9e place

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Mon, October 08, 2018 21:53:11
Saturday: A short competition for one hour.. A lot of up en down short climbs, no time to drink. At the end the chain flew of the cog, due to shifting late on a steep bumpy climb, so loosing two places. The result is a 9e place in the Fun Class. The weather is excellent for biking.
Distance : 11 miles , destination : MTB Competition near home , daytime : 01:00 h
Temp : 18 degrees , wind : 2 beaufort SW, snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 56 meters















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Tuning ride

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Sat, October 06, 2018 19:51:00
Saturday: A short ride to tune the bike for tomorrows competition. Dismounted the dropper post and pump to save weight for the short climbs. It is nice late summer weather.
Distance : 13 miles , destination : MTB training round home , daytime : 01:18 h
Temp : 19 degrees , wind : 2 beaufort SW, snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 75 meters







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Don't mess with me ...

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Thu, October 04, 2018 21:26:23
Thursday: Dont' mess with me.... radiates the cow. luckily there's a fence between him and me .
Distance : 42 miles , destination : Commuting work , daytime : 02:18 h
Temp : 10/15 degrees , wind : 3/4 beaufort SW/SW, snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 71 meters





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Pale sunshine

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Thu, October 04, 2018 21:26:05
Wednesday: A pale sunshine an tail wind on the way back is nice.
Distance : 42 miles , destination : Commuting work , daytime : 02:11 h
Temp : 10/13 degrees , wind : 3/4 beaufort SW/SW, snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 71 meters



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Rain and rain

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Thu, October 04, 2018 21:23:53
Monday: More rain then expected !
Distance : 42 miles , destination : Commuting work , daytime : 02:14 h
Temp : 10/12 degrees , wind : 2/2 beaufort SW/SW, snowfall: no , rain : yes , hight: 71 meters


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Clear the mind after work

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Sun, September 30, 2018 18:14:48
Sunday: After work a trainingsride on the mtb to clear the mind. Nice temperature and some sunshine.
Distance : 22 miles , destination : MTB training round home , daytime : 01:30 h
Temp : 15 degrees , wind : 3 beaufort SW, snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 77 meters



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Before work a wake-up

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Sun, September 30, 2018 18:12:28
Saturday: Before work a short training ride on the mtb for a wake-up..
Distance : 12 miles , destination : MTB training round home , daytime : 00:57 h
Temp : 12 degrees , wind : 3 beaufort SW, snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 57 meters



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Colourful ride

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Thu, September 27, 2018 20:58:38
Thursday: Dark, green, yellow and blue all is there today. Good biking in what seems to be the last summer day. Tomorrow the wind direction will turn to the North.
Distance : 42 miles , destination : Commuting work , daytime : 02:11 h
Temp : 11/21 degrees , wind : 3/3 beaufort SW/SW, snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 71 meters


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Dry predicted

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Wed, September 26, 2018 19:40:05
Wednesday: Again a few days of dry weather is predicted , so nice biking. Sunshine on the way back home but more wind.
Distance : 42 miles , destination : Commuting work , daytime : 02:06 h
Temp : 7/14 degrees , wind : 3/5 beaufort SW/SW, snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 71 meters


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Colder and lights

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Wed, September 26, 2018 19:36:44
Tuesday: It's getting colder and darker in te early morning, lights are needed the first few miles on the wet roads. The muscles feel still a little fatigue from the weekend trainings ride
Distance : 42 miles , destination : Commuting work , daytime : 02:14 h
Temp : 6/14 degrees , wind : 3/3 beaufort SW/SW, snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 71 meters



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Acceleration and sweat

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Sat, September 22, 2018 17:37:41
Saturday: A nice mtb trainings ride with acceleration on climbs, sweat and missing last 20k due to low battery.
Distance : 56 miles , destination : MTB training round home , daytime : 03:15 h
Temp : 15 degrees , wind : 5 beaufort SW, snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 71 meters


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Average nice sunrise

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Sat, September 22, 2018 11:37:07
Thursday: An average commute ride, no fatigue.
Distance : 42 miles , destination : Commuting work , daytime : 02:08 h
Temp : 12/21 degrees , wind : 3/3 beaufort SW/SW, snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 71 meters




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MTB training

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Sat, September 22, 2018 11:34:48
Wednesday: In the evening extra MTB power training feels good.
Distance : 14 miles , destination : MTB training round home , daytime : 01:01 h
Temp : 15 degrees , wind : 3 beaufort NE, snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 71 meters

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Intervals

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Sat, September 22, 2018 11:31:51
Wednesday: Again interval training during the ride
Distance : 42 miles , destination : Commuting work , daytime : 02:10 h
Temp : 12/21 degrees , wind : 3/5 beaufort SW/SW, snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 71 meters











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More wind

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Sat, September 22, 2018 11:30:55
Tuesday: More wind is coming, but still dry.
Distance : 42 miles , destination : Commuting work , daytime : 02:18 h
Temp : 12/24 degrees , wind : 2/4 beaufort SW/SW, snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 71 meters







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Commuting with interval

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Sat, September 22, 2018 11:29:52
Monday: After each corner a short interval training.
Distance : 42 miles , destination : Commuting work , daytime : 02:10 h
Temp : 12/24 degrees , wind : 3 beaufort NE/NE, snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 71 meters

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Green mountain tour 2018

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Sat, September 22, 2018 11:19:28
Saturday 15-09: An tour for the race bike called Green Mountain tour 2018. Two time a small hill ( VAMberg) has to be concurred. Riding now and then in a group, waving against the wind. Something different than mountain biking, but a nice change. Dry roads and some sun.
Distance : 62 miles , destination : Tour round home , daytime : 03:17 h
Temp : 16-18 degrees , wind : 3 beaufort SW , snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 25 meters








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No time for a blog

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Sat, September 22, 2018 11:18:37
Got a few days no time to blog !

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Dry in my region

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Wed, September 05, 2018 22:26:32
Wednesday: Still warm and dry weather in my region.
Distance : 42 miles , destination : Commuting work , daytime : 02:13 h
Temp : 12/24 degrees , wind : 3 beaufort NE/NE, snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 71 meters

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Nice warm

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Tue, September 04, 2018 20:47:47
Tuesday:Still warm weather for this time of year. Good biking.
Distance : 42 miles , destination : Commuting work , daytime : 02:09 h
Temp : 15/27 degrees , wind : 3 beaufort NE/NE, snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 71 meters

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Another day at the office

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Mon, September 03, 2018 21:56:31
Monday: An fast average ride, still warm weathers, and a nice chat with another biker on the way back home.
Distance : 42 miles , destination : Commuting work , daytime : 02:02 h
Temp : 15/26 degrees , wind : 3 beaufort NE/NE, snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 71 meters



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Veldslag om Norg, traffic jam

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Mon, September 03, 2018 21:55:26
Saturday : An MTB tour called Veldslag om Norg. Dry and fast trails with two hills to climb. A lot of other bikers (1700), so now and then some traffic jam. With lots of sunshine a dusty ride with at the end a good ham with potato salat,mmm...
Distance : 56 miles , destination : Tour round home , daytime : 03:43 h
Temp : 16-21 degrees , wind : 2 beaufort SW , snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 290 meters





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Nice clouds

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Thu, August 30, 2018 20:38:07
Thursday: Wet roads and somewhat colder due to the wind form the North, Nice clouds ont he way back home.
Distance : 42 miles , destination : Commuting work , daytime : 02:14 h
Temp : 15/16 degrees , wind : 3 beaufort NW/NW, snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 71 meters

Nice clouds






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Early home, so some running

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Wed, August 29, 2018 19:33:17
Wednesday: After the biking start running with some walking interval in dry conditions.
Distance : 4.6 miles , destination : Training round home , daytime : 00:47 h
Temp : 23 degrees , wind : 2 beaufort NE, snowfall: no , rain : yes , hight: 20 meters





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Ahead of the rain

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Wed, August 29, 2018 19:30:59
Wednesday : A nice morning and a little colder in the morning and little warmer in the afternoon. Leaving early from work to keep ahead of the rain.
Distance : 42 miles , destination : Commuting work , daytime : 02:09 h
Temp : 10/25 degrees , wind : 2 beaufort NE/NE , snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 71 meters







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Again a dry day

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Wed, August 29, 2018 19:28:28
Tuesday : A nice morning and good temperatures. Again a dry day. The wear of the chains is minimal this summer due to a long time of dry conditions.
Distance : 42 miles , destination : Commuting work , daytime : 02:09 h
Temp : 12/21 degrees , wind : 2 beaufort SW/NW , snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 71 meters




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Before lunch

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Mon, August 27, 2018 14:24:24
Monday : Before lunch a little hill training on the MTB, under a pale sunshine but dry.
Distance : 14 miles , destination : Training round home , daytime : 01:04 h
Temp : 18 degrees , wind : 2 beaufort SW , snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 20 meters





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Running in the rain

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Sat, August 25, 2018 20:10:37
Saturday : Running with interval in the rain.
Distance : 3.7 miles , destination : Training round home , daytime : 00:44 h
Temp : 16 degrees , wind : 2 beaufort SW , snowfall: no , rain : yes , hight: 20 meters





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Up and Down in the rain

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Sat, August 25, 2018 20:08:30
Saturday : Hilly training up and down on the MTB in the rain.
Distance : 13 miles , destination : Training round home , daytime : 01:06 h
Temp : 16 degrees , wind : 2 beaufort SW , snowfall: no , rain : yes , hight: 58 meters



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As usual faster than planned.

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Sat, August 25, 2018 20:04:07
Thursday : Just a nice ride, and as usual faster than planned. The last dry day for a while I recon.
Distance : 42 miles , destination : Commuting work , daytime : 02:08 h
Temp : 15/23 degrees , wind : 3 beaufort SW/SW , snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 71 meters



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Orange crossing roebucks

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Wed, August 22, 2018 21:40:16
Wednesday : Under a nice orange sun i spot some roebucks close by crossing the bike lane. This makes my day begin pretty good.
Distance : 42 miles , destination : Commuting work , daytime : 02:04 h
Temp : 15/21 degrees , wind : 2 beaufort SW/SW , snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 71 meters













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Dry corners loosing grip

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Tue, August 21, 2018 21:26:07
Tuesday : Training velocity corners on the mtb, until the tires loosing grip.
The ground gets more dry every day. Warm and a bit moist.
Distance : 16 miles , destination : Training round home , daytime : 01:09 h
Temp : 21 degrees , wind : 2 beaufort NW , snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 59 meters





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Running 2 alternating

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Tue, August 21, 2018 21:20:11
Monday : A second time running, now after a bike ride. The muscles complain on every step I make. Alternating walking and running.
Distance : 2.3 miles , destination : Training round home , daytime : 00:33 h
Temp : 19 degrees , wind : 2 beaufort NW , snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 15 meters





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Sandride round the lakes

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Tue, August 21, 2018 21:19:49
Monday : Some sand riding round lakes. Nice weather to bike.
Distance : 41 miles , destination : Training round home , daytime : 02:48 h
Temp : 21 degrees , wind : 2 beaufort NW , snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 211 meters



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Little mtb ride

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Tue, August 21, 2018 21:17:01
Saturday : A short ride on the MTB bike , training fast corners
Distance : 16 miles , destination : Training round home , daytime : 01:17 h
Temp : 19 degrees , wind : 2 beaufort SW , snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 61 meters



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Seagulls and a solitary fence

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Fri, August 17, 2018 19:17:31
Thursday:A friendly chat with a colleague decrease the velocity, but i don'y mind. The weather is fine.
Distance : 42 miles , destination : Commuting work , daytime : 02:15 h
Temp : 15/23 degrees , wind : 3/3 beaufort SW/SW , snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 70 meters





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Late sun

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Wed, August 15, 2018 19:58:48
Wednesday: Good biking under a dry sky. Even now and then sunshine on the way back home
Distance : 42 miles , destination : Commuting work , daytime : 02:10 h
Temp : 15/23 degrees , wind : 3/3 beaufort SW/SW , snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 70 meters





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Again workout in the rain

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Tue, August 14, 2018 21:33:47
Tuesday : Some rain today now in the morning and more wind. But sunshine lateran.
Distance : 42 miles , destination : Commuting work , daytime : 02:14 h
Temp : 17/21 degrees , wind : 4/5 beaufort SW/SW , snowfall: no , rain : yes , hight: 70 meters









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Workout in the rain

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Tue, August 14, 2018 21:32:16
Monday : Some rain today on the way back to home.
Distance : 42 miles , destination : Commuting work , daytime : 02:10 h
Temp : 17/22 degrees , wind : 1/3 beaufort SW/SW , snowfall: no , rain : yes , hight: 70 meters

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Loose ride

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Tue, August 14, 2018 21:29:09
Sunday : A short ride on the race bike to loosen the muscles.
Distance : 20 miles , destination : Training round home , daytime : 01:19 h
Temp : 22 degrees , wind : 2 beaufort NW , snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 47 meters



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After the running

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Tue, August 14, 2018 21:23:49
Saturday : After the running , getting on the mtb for a ride. Walking with the bike over a small bride
Distance : 31 miles , destination : Training round home , daytime : 02:15 h
Temp : 22 degrees , wind : 2 beaufort NW , snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 138 meters





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Running

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Tue, August 14, 2018 21:21:43
Saturday : First time in my live ... running.
Distance : 3 miles , Time : 32 minutes



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Warm morning and dust

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Thu, August 09, 2018 19:00:54
Wednesday : A very warm morning, but change in the heat is coming soon. In the afternoon it is cooler and the velocity can raise. Sometime biking through the dust from farmers.
Distance : 42 miles , destination : Commuting work , daytime : 02:01 h
Temp : 21/25 degrees , wind : 1/3 beaufort SW/SW , snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 70 meters

Dusty farmers





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Council change, a pity

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Thu, August 09, 2018 18:57:06
Tuesday : Another day with warm and dry weather. Slowly i get used to sport in the heat.
There is a change in the border district council.The name is now Midden-Groningen en the signs by the road are changed. From a nice concreet stone with a crest of arms to a metal plate with a name, a pity.
Distance : 42 miles , destination : Commuting work , daytime : 02:10 h
Temp : 12/35 degrees , wind : 1 beaufort SW/SW , snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 70 meters

Water is vaporizing


Ugly sign







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A feast for the eyes, morning light

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Mon, August 06, 2018 19:25:52
Monday : A gorgeously morning to bike. Early morning light is a feast for the eyes. Half way meeting another biker with the same brand bike, also just new.
Distance : 42 miles , destination : Commuting work , daytime : 02:05 h
Temp : 12/29 degrees , wind : 1 beaufort NE/SW , snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 70 meters

Morning light




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Early Sun

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Sun, August 05, 2018 21:17:26
Friday : Good biking with a nice early Sun. Hot afternoon ride.
Distance : 42 miles , destination : Commuting work , daytime : 02:06 h
Temp : 18/30 degrees , wind : 1 beaufort NW/NW , snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 70 meters





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Still some water left

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Sun, August 05, 2018 21:17:14
Thursday : Still some water left in the nature zone . But still no rain for weeks
Distance : 42 miles , destination : Commuting work , daytime : 02:08 h
Temp : 15/30 degrees , wind : 2 beaufort NW/NW , snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 70 meters

Nature zone












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Pushing the pedals

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Sun, August 05, 2018 21:17:01
Wednes : Pushing the pedals hard in the cool morning. Nice sight hanging fog .
Distance : 42 miles , destination : Commuting work , daytime : 02:08 h
Temp : 14/30 degrees , wind : 1 beaufort SW/NW , snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 70 meters

Hanging Fog







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Morning clouds

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Tue, July 31, 2018 21:13:35
Tuesday : The world looks different today with lots of clouds and early some sunshine.
Distance : 42 miles , destination : Commuting work , daytime : 02:11 h
Temp : 18/26 degrees , wind : 2 beaufort SW/NW , snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 70 meters





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Rising bike lane due to heat.

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Tue, July 31, 2018 21:10:46
Monday : Rising bike lane due to hot summer temperatures
Distance : 42 miles , destination : Commuting work , daytime : 02:11 h
Temp : 21/30 degrees , wind : 2 beaufort SW , snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 70 meters




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Race against a deflating rear tire

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Sun, July 29, 2018 20:11:05
Sunday : Getting on the mtb for a relax ride. But halfway I have to inflate the rear tire and have to increase the velocity to get home. There's still a warm wind blowing on the open fields.
Distance : 20 miles , destination : Training round home , daytime : 00:56 h
Temp : 28 degrees , wind : 2 beaufort NW , snowfall: no , rain : yes , hight: 31 meters










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The way to bike park Roden

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Sat, July 28, 2018 22:38:33


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Bikepark Roden

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Sat, July 28, 2018 22:28:53
Saturday : Getting on the mtb to the bike park in Roden to check out the newly made tracks. The pump track is very small but with sharp corners nice to ride. On the way back I got overtaken by a rain cloud.
Distance : 52 miles , destination : Training round home , daytime : 03:19 h
Temp : 27 degrees , wind : 2 beaufort NW , snowfall: no , rain : yes , hight: 210 meters

Bike park roden













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Hot > 35 degrees

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Sat, July 28, 2018 22:25:06
Thursday : Getting a slam in the face from the warm wind when going outside . The velocity is so on much lower than usual. The water level in the nature zone is also lower.
Distance : 42 miles , destination : Commuting work , daytime : 02:20h
Temp : 23/35 degrees , wind : 2 beaufort NW , snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 70 meters

Low water level





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Warmer and a new bike lane

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Sat, July 28, 2018 22:20:54
Wednesday : A warm ride but still manage to maintain some velocity. The new bike lane in town is almost ready.
Distance : 42 miles , destination : Commuting work , daytime : 02:06 h
Temp : 20/34 degrees , wind : 2 beaufort NW , snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 70 meters

New bike lane



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Goose are loose

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Tue, July 24, 2018 20:02:47
Tuesday : Every it's getting warmer, but still nice weather to ride. In the early morning an every day sight , the goose are loose on the road.
Distance : 42 miles , destination : Commuting work , daytime : 02:08 h
Temp : 16/32 degrees , wind : 2 beaufort NW , snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 70 meters

Gooses on the road





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Holiday ends

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Mon, July 23, 2018 18:58:39
Monday : Still warm weather, but the holiday is over. Back to Work. Cool in the morning , warm in the afternoon , taking a picture at the same place.
Distance : 42 miles , destination : Commuting work , daytime : 02:09 h
Temp : 13/25 degrees , wind : 2 beaufort NW , snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 70 meters

Same place , different time





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Hot Summer , dry and dusty

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Mon, July 23, 2018 18:55:49
Saturday : Riding on the mtb along cutted wheat fields. The smell brings up childhood memories of lovely hot summers.
Distance : 42 miles , destination : Training round home , daytime : 02:37 h
Temp : 25 degrees , wind : 3 beaufort NW , snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 138 meters



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Helicopter tape

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Mon, July 23, 2018 18:55:19
Tuesday : Trying to fly with Helicopter tape. A protection tape mounted on the race bike
Distance : 30 miles , destination : Training round home , daytime : 01:45 h
Temp : 22 degrees , wind : 3 beaufort NW , snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 42 meters

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Blokart on the beach Ballum Ameland

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Mon, July 23, 2018 18:53:34
Wednesday : Blokarten on the Nes beach at Ameland.
Distance : 25 miles , destination : Training round home , daytime : 00:56 h
Temp : 20 degrees , wind : 3 beaufort W , snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 3 meters

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Along Open Water Park Gassleterveld

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Mon, July 23, 2018 18:51:24
Sunday : Riding on the mtb along the largest open water park of Holland, Gasselterveld.
Distance : 28 miles , destination : Training round home , daytime : 01:54 h
Temp : 20 degrees , wind : 3 beaufort NW , snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 114 meters

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Searching for sharks

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Mon, July 23, 2018 18:48:25
Friday : A holiday trip by boat and bicycle.
Distance : 16 miles , destination : Training round home , daytime : 01:48 h
Temp : 16 degrees , wind : 3 beaufort NW , snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 70 meters

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Evening mtb ride along the Hunze

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Mon, July 23, 2018 18:45:19
Tuesday : A nice evening ride along the small river the Hunze.
Distance : 32 miles , destination : Training round home , daytime : 01:59 h
Temp : 18 degrees , wind : 3 beaufort NW , snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 116 meters

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Different landscape close to home

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Wed, July 04, 2018 21:29:48
Tuesday : Riding on the MTB through different lanscape close to home
Distance : 25 miles , destination : Training round home , daytime : 01:35 h
Temp : 20 degrees , wind : 3 beaufort NW , snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 70 meters








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Cruising through the neighborhood

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Wed, July 04, 2018 21:28:05
Saturday : A nice cruising on the race bike through the neighborhood.
Distance : 22 miles , destination : Training round home , daytime : 01:20 h
Temp : 26 degrees , wind : 3 beaufort NW/NW, snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 70 meters



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MTB bbq ride

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Wed, July 04, 2018 21:25:02
Thursday : A warm ride to a bbq evening with a nice boat trip . The weather is perfect. The lights on the mtb keeps me on the road later that evening.
Distance : 46 miles , destination : Fun ride , daytime : 02:28 h
Temp : 24/20 degrees , wind : 2/3 beaufort NW/NW, snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 70 meters





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Warm commuting ride 3

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Wed, July 04, 2018 21:22:25
Wednesday : A warm commuting ride.
Distance : 43 miles , destination : Commute work , daytime : 02:03 h
Temp : 16/26 degrees , wind : 2/3 beaufort NW/NW, snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 70 meters



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Warm commuting ride 2

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Wed, July 04, 2018 21:21:39
Tuesday : A warm commuting ride.
Distance : 43 miles , destination : Commute work , daytime : 02:02 h
Temp : 16/26 degrees , wind : 2/3 beaufort NW/NW, snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 70 meters



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Warm ride commuting ride 1

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Wed, July 04, 2018 21:21:03
Monday : A warm commuting ride.
Distance : 43 miles , destination : Commute work , daytime : 02:04 h
Temp : 16/26 degrees , wind : 2/3 beaufort NW/NW, snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 70 meters

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Playing dry, wet, dry

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Wed, July 04, 2018 21:17:48
Friday : Again some rain , and now on and off fout time during the ride to work.
Distance : 43 miles , destination : Commute work , daytime : 02:28 h
Temp : 13/25 degrees , wind : 4/4 beaufort NW/NW, snowfall: no , rain : yes , hight: 70 meters





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Have you seen the red flash

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Wed, July 04, 2018 21:16:01
Thursday : A dry bike day, and with some tailwind the ride back home is faster than usual, setting a new pr record on a segment without any force. The race bike runs smooth an i have found the right tuning.
Distance : 43 miles , destination : Commute work , daytime : 02:03 h
Temp : 14/25 degrees , wind : 5/6 beaufort NW/NW, snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 70 meters



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Again light rain

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Wed, July 04, 2018 21:11:47
Tuesday : The worn out body feeling is gone, steel leaving a hugh muscle strain. A gain there is some light rain, now for the whole ride and i can wring out the socks at work.
Distance : 43 miles , destination : Commute work , daytime : 02:10 h
Temp : 16/20 degrees , wind : 2/3 beaufort NW/NW, snowfall: no , rain : yes , hight: 70 meters



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Slow recovery ride

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Wed, July 04, 2018 20:23:06
Monday : After a hard mtb ride yesterday, again on the bike today. The weather looks too nice to go by to work by car. Some light rain the last miles. The body feels really worn out, so biking slow to recover.
Distance : 43 miles , destination : Commute work , daytime : 02:19 h
Temp : 13/20 degrees , wind : 2/3 beaufort NW/NW, snowfall: no , rain : yes , hight: 70 meters







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Bartje200 - mtb marathon

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Wed, July 04, 2018 20:17:24
Sunday : Finally the time is there, Bartje200. Starting in the first 300 riders wave on a 125 mile mtb ride through Drenthe. Its a dusty ride. The first mile the speed is fast and many riders pass me. I try to maintain my own speed because the ride is long. After the first 65 mile the muscles feel already tired, and we are just halfway. Finishing at rank 146 from 1280 bikers is not bad.
Distance : 125 miles , destination : MTB Competition , daytime : 09:01 h
Temp : 20 degrees , wind : 3 beaufort NW, snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 570 meters




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Stretching the legs for tomorrow

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Wed, July 04, 2018 20:13:42
Saturday : Streching the legs for tomorrows mtb marathon ride
Distance : 22 miles , destination : Trains round home , daytime : 01:28 h
Temp : 20 degrees , wind : 3 beaufort NE/NE, snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 70 meters

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Fine tuning saddle hight

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Wed, July 04, 2018 20:11:33
Tuesday : Still trying to fin tune the race bike. First by centimeters than by millimeters saddle hight.
Distance : 43 miles , destination : Commute work , daytime : 02:07 h
Temp : 12/25 degrees , wind : 2/3 beaufort NE/NE, snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 70 meters

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Easy does it

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Wed, July 04, 2018 20:09:08
Monday : Easy does it, trying to get used to the new race bike
Distance : 43 miles , destination : Commute work , daytime : 02:15 h
Temp : 13/23 degrees , wind : 2/3 beaufort NE/NE, snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 70 meters

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Full speed power training

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Wed, July 04, 2018 20:04:43
Sunday : A Short full speed power training on the mtb
Distance : 22 miles , destination : Training round home , daytime : 01:17 h
Temp : 16/16 degrees , wind : 2/3 beaufort NW/NW, snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 70 meters





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Warm commute ride

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Sun, June 10, 2018 12:34:55
Friday : A warm commute ride with a new PR on the way back home.
Distance : 43 miles , destination : Commute work , daytime : 02:08 h
Temp : 16/29 degrees , wind : 2/3 beaufort NE/NE, snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 70 meters








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First Canyon ride, safe colour.

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Sun, June 10, 2018 12:31:17
Thursday : First ride to work on the New Canyon. The bike runs smooth, but needs a little fine tuning for saddle hight, rear derrailleur, handlebar hight and tires pressure.
A great advantage : I notice that the colour is more safe in visibility for other traffic.
Distance : 43 miles , destination : Commute work , daytime : 02:10 h
Temp : 13/25 degrees , wind : 2/3 beaufort NE/NE, snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 70 meters










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Test ride on the new bike

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Sun, June 10, 2018 12:27:41
Wednesday : The new bike has arrived, just three weeks earlier than expected. !
And after the mounting of the saddle and handlebar take the bike out for a test ride.
Most important : the bike feels the right size M, Brand : Canyon Endurance AL 8.0 Disc.
Distance : 43 miles , destination : Test ride round home , daytime : 01:08 h
Temp : 13/25 degrees , wind : 2/3 beaufort NE/NE, snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 70 meters








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Single speed ride

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Sun, June 10, 2018 12:23:53
Tuesday : Just a nice relax ride to work and back home , commute on the single speed.
Distance : 43 miles , destination : Commute work , daytime : 02:14 h
Temp : 13/25 degrees , wind : 2/3 beaufort NE/NE, snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 70 meters





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Relax ride

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Mon, June 04, 2018 19:51:08
Monday : Just a nice relax ride to work and back home , commute.
Distance : 43 miles , destination : Commute work , daytime : 02:15 h
Temp : 16/17 degrees , wind : 2/3 beaufort NW/NW, snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 70 meters



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Exploring Bartje mid sector

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Mon, June 04, 2018 19:43:04
Sunday : The fifth endurance mtb training to Bartje. Now on the mid sector trail , lots of roots and sand roads. After a dead end road and straight through a farmland, I come to water. i have to ride a heavy sand roads to find the nearest bridge to cross.
Distance : 80 miles , destination : Training round home , daytime : 05:27 h
Temp : 19 degrees , wind : 3 beaufort W , snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 511 meters

A heavy sand road




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Warming up for tomorrow and new bike

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Mon, June 04, 2018 19:34:33
Saturday : Just a small ride on the mtb . Warming-up for tomorrows longer mtb tour.
Bought a new race bike, have too wait one month for delivery
Distance : 29 miles , destination : Training round home , daytime : 01:59 h
Temp : 20 degrees , wind : 3 beaufort NW , snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 90 meters

Ordered a new race bike






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Perforced singlespeed

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Fri, June 01, 2018 17:06:49
Thursday : Very warm today, on the way back home just a few drops of rain. To spare the mountainbike , the single speed is the bike to ride in the month of june, due the waiting on the delivery of a new race bike. Could be a canyon endurace al 8.0 disc, but i have not made a mission yet.
Distance : 43 miles , destination : Commuting work , daytime : 02:10 h
Temp : 18/29 degrees , wind : 2/3 beaufort NE/N, snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 70 meters









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Perforced mountainbike

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Fri, June 01, 2018 17:04:03
Tuesday : I was perforced to ride on the mountainbike today. Due to the failure of the racebike. A good training and warm weather.
Distance : 43 miles , destination : Commuting work , daytime : 02:18 h
Temp : 15/28 degrees , wind : 2/3 beaufort NE/N, snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 70 meters











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Last ride for the race bike, broken frame.

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Mon, May 28, 2018 22:38:24
Monday : Seems to be the last ride for the race bike. A broken frame at the derrailleur mounting is the cause.
Distance : 43 miles , destination : Commuting work , daytime : 02:15 h
Temp : 13/25 degrees , wind : 2/3 beaufort NE/N, snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 70 meters



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Eating dust on the bartje trail

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Sun, May 27, 2018 21:14:06
Sunday : The fourth endurance mtb training to Bartje. Now on the real dusty roads.
Distance : 64 miles , destination : Training round home , daytime : 05:13 h
Temp : 25 degrees , wind : 3 beaufort SE , snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 260 meters


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More wind edition

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Sun, May 27, 2018 21:10:08
Thursday : More wind edition.
Distance : 43 miles , destination : Commuting work , daytime : 02:11 h
Temp : 10/23 degrees , wind : 2/5 beaufort NE/NE, snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 70 meters




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Edition wet and dry

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Sun, May 27, 2018 21:04:44
Wednesday : Wet morning edition, dry ride in the afternoon.
Distance : 43 miles , destination : Commuting work , daytime : 02:10 h
Temp : 10/20 degrees , wind : 2/3 beaufort NE/NE, snowfall: no , rain : yes , hight: 21 meters





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Early up and down

Daily impressionsPosted by Hans Simons Mon, May 21, 2018 11:35:38
Monday : Early morning short up and down training on the mtb, with bright sunshine and wind.
Distance : 15 miles , destination : Training round home , daytime : 01:26 h
Temp : 20 degrees , wind : 4 beaufort E , snowfall: no , rain : no , hight: 129 meters



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