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PostPosted: Sun Dec 19, 2004 8:36 pm 
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In June of this year I will be travelling to Holland to visit relatives near Rotterdam. The trip is really for my mom as this could be her last trip to see our family. So, I had agreed on the trip under one condition that I can bring my bike (I usually head to Colorado during that time of the year to ride for a week in the mountains).

My question is to all the people from Holland on the forum. Where can I find info about group rides originating just south of Rotterdam. We will be renting a bungalow near the shore, my cousin told me it's about 50km's from Rotterdam.

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You might want to contact Cloxxki or the guys at Bike2build Cloxxki lives neighbourhood of Rotterdam, he is an SSer. Bike2build is a shop in vlaardingen, near Rotterdam. I'm sure they can point you in the right direction!

Sadly I live more northern, otherwise we could have gone for a spin!

Good luck!

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I have been to Rotterdam several times. I was there last September with my wife. I have not had the real chance to explore Holland or should I say The Netherlands more especially the northern regions.
I will have the use of a rental car and am very comfortable with the roads. I speak a small amount of dutch and but understand more. Although my trip is still in the planning stages I would like to hook up for that ride is possible.

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crewman, the 25-26th of june the dutch championships roadracing will be held in Rotterdam. The course is in the middle of the city and the pro's race is on sunday.


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Thanks for the tip Boonen

I will make sure that my flight does not leave until AFTER the races.

Other than catching some of the action at the worlds when they were in my home town. I have not watched any pro bike races. The funny thing is my Uncle who lives in a small town in Switzerland asked me if I was comming to watch the Tour of Switzerland in June. He told me one of the stages the peloton goes right through is town of Amriswil. I beleive it is stage 2 or 3.

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crewman wrote:
I have been to Rotterdam several times. I was there last September with my wife. I have not had the real chance to explore Holland or should I say The Netherlands more especially the northern regions.
I will have the use of a rental car and am very comfortable with the roads. I speak a small amount of dutch and but understand more. Although my trip is still in the planning stages I would like to hook up for that ride is possible.


That will be road i think...

pity, i don't own a road bike :? What is your size? because i own 3 mtb's We could go mtb'ing if you like.

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