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Dutch Cyclists and Tom Dumoulin Posted by on May 31, 2017

Anyone who has visited the Netherlands knows that the Dutch are the masters of cycling. Regardless of the weather, the Dutch can cycle, hold their umbrella, drink a smoothie and share this on Snapchat all at the same time. During this year’s Giro d’Italia, Tom Dumoulin proved just how good Dutch cyclists are. Tom Dumoulin…

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Fietsen Posted by on Jul 15, 2014

They say you never forget how to ride a bike. I, like any other kid, learned to ride a fiets (bike) at a young age. I started  with a tricycle, then a regular fiets with training wheels, and, finally, one Christmas morning a big kid bike appeared under the Christmas tree. Slowly but surely, I…

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How the Dutch do Charity – Particularly once every Year Posted by on Jun 6, 2014

Giving money to charity is nice. We all know that. Many people donate some amount regularly to a certain cause, but no challenge or strings attached to that. The Dutch got an idea how to tie a challenge to it and actually get people involved. You might have heard of Alpe d’Huez, an infamous French skiing…

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