April update

a perfect day on the bike…

Halfway through a 150km bikeride I start to really enjoy myself… Riding over a perfectly flat course, knowing that the next corner is over 25 kilometers away, I start to get into a steady rhythm. Then I see my current speed on my garmin. Oh crap… 56km/hour, and I’m going easy… That could mean that either I’m in the best shape of my life (might be true, but even then this situation would be unlikely), or that the way back home is going to hurt, and hurt a lot… Let’s just say that, with no real mountains in my regular training routes, the Dutch way to train for The Brutal is to use the wind… The final hours of that ride were perfect wind-training hours, and yes, they did hurt a lot…

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