old button badges

These button badges are from the time when all bicycles were still “green”. I found them in an old box stored in the shed … Today, the majority of new bicycles sold are electrically assisted and thus bicycles have become part of environmental pollution. It’s only a matter of time until all bicycles are electrically supported andContinue reading “old button badges”

My condoleances and respect for this cyclist.

Monday morning, a special funeral procession, with great applause from neighbors, went from Mariahout to the funeral home De Groof in Beek en Donk. Mrs. Diny Verhoeven – Brouwers was brought to the funeral by her husband with a mourning-bicycle. This was supervised by cycling club Bloed Zweet en Tranen / De Bosduvels and familyContinue reading “My condoleances and respect for this cyclist.”

Cycling ancesters

I think my father (standing right) is about 18 years old when this photo was made… so the photo is about 100 years old! The photo fades away, I tried to get a bit more contrast in it. Nothing is eternal … My father apparently had a nice luxury bike! But my grandfather was alreadyContinue reading “Cycling ancesters”

Strava heatmap

It is really nice to take a look at the Strava heat map. From all public information that the users of Strava collect, a “heat map” is made. Not only can the favorite routes be extracted from this, but policymakers can also get relevant information they need to improve the infrastructure. https://www.strava.com/heatmap#7.16/3.18014/51.53014/hot/all By switching betweenContinue reading “Strava heatmap”

hard disc crashed … !@#$%^&*

While I was working on the many photos I made at the Dutch Championships Headwindcycling, one of my external hard discs crashed … It proves how important it is not to rely on just one memory! I didn’t lose any photos, but I have to do all the post-processing once more …  Fortunately, I’m justContinue reading “hard disc crashed … !@#$%^&*”