even if it is still a bit cold, I propose to the “bravest bike-lovers” a day out through the nature and some cultural highlights.
The tour starts from Den Dolder train station and ends at the train station of Ede/Wageningen.
We wiil cycle over the old runways of the F16s at the former Soesterberg airport, then we will pass by the Austerlitz’ Pyramid (a 36-metre-high pyramid, built in 1804 by Napoleon’s soldiers. Atop the pyramid is a stone obelisk from 1894). Unfortunately, it will be closed the day of the tour, but we will try to see as much as possible.
We will cycle close to a few tumuli (grafheuvels in Dutch – mounds of earth and stones raised over a grave or graves).
A lot of nature with some hills and a few villages with their Catholic or Reformed Churches will be along the route as well.
Bring your own bike on the train (supplement of €7.50 needed).
I strongly recommend to use a bike with gears, especially if you are not an experienced biker.
We will have packed lunch somewhere on the way. Bring some sandwiches or your favourite food and enough water.
In the afternoon, we will stop along the way for a coffee or a warm drink.
After the tour we may relax with a drink in the centre of Ede, before heading back home from Ede/Wageningen train station. You can also leave just after ride, if you prefer.
Last, but not least! Dutch weather is unpredictable and, if the weather forecasts are not good enough, I will cancel this meetup.
Looking forward to meet you and cycle together!
P.S.: This meetup is cross-posted on Gay&Lesbian Social Zuid Holland group.