Healthy Ageing Tour

Healthy Ageing Tour 2019 – Stage 2

Before I get onto the really important stuff from today’s stage… Congrats Mieke, really happy to see you get the win! I’ve seen you try many times before and get caught at the last moment, so it was nice to see those efforts finally pay off. Now the important stuff… Today was all about being […]

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Healthy Ageing Tour 2019 – Stage 1

The travel itinerary for today at the Healthy Ageing Tour: Car ->Ferry->Train->Race and then reverse to get back to the race HQ. It’s a nice trip to Borkum and seeing the racing around the island, but wow it makes for a long day. We left Stadskanaal at 8:30 this morning and will return almost 12 […]

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Healthy Ageing Tour 2018 – Stage 4

The wind came out to play for the penultimate day at the Healthy Ageing Tour. Within a few kilometres gaps in the peloton began to show and the race soon became four or five smaller races within a race. I still haven’t got used to this taking photos in the sun malarkey. Suddenly everything seems […]

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Healthy Ageing Tour 2018 – Stages 3 a & b

A double day at the Healthy Ageing Tour and the sun came out to play. It seems Spring has finally sprung! As expected, the afternoon TTT has all but ended the GC competition, with Boels Dolmans now comfortably occupying the top four spots in the General Classification. But a special mention goes to Virtu, securing […]

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Healthy Ageing Tour 2018 – Stage 2

I’ve covered plenty of stages of the Healthy Ageing/Energiewacht Tour where it’s been a calm, sunny day. On days like that, it’s hard for people to animate the race given the terrain. Today, was not one of those days… Strong winds and rain at sign on made for a very cold start to the day. […]

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Healthy Ageing Tour 2018 – Stage 1

Whilst making the drive to Heerenveen for the opening stage of the Healthy Ageing Tour it dawned on me that I hadn’t shot a time trial since the World Championships last September. Hoping tin the back of my mind I could still remember how I headed onto the course to find the best sector of […]

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