Monthly Archives: July 2010

4 weeks to go

I spent most of today writing to newspapers and planning.  I have put a bit more detail on the route. I went to do a trainings ride this evening – uphill through the woods – , but gave up because … Continue reading

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Trainings ride over the “Piller”/Trainingsfahrt über den Piller

I just did a trip over the Piller – a round trip of just over 96 Kilometers (60 miles). I had hoped to reach 100, but despite a detour to visit a friend it wasn’t quite long enough and when you … Continue reading

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1 month to go – nur mehr 1 Monat

Today it is exactly one month to my planned departure date and I am getting quite nervous, when I think of all the things I’ve still got to do and what else is in my calendar! I definitely need to … Continue reading

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5 weeks to go

My leaving date is 12th August. There was a slight misunderstanding about this due to my post “Gaichtpass” – that was just training. I did another long tour as training this week – from Roppen to Sölden in the Ötz Valley and back – … Continue reading

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Accomodation

I am finding it extremely difficult to find accomodation with phone numbers on the net. There are plenty of websites with lists of hotels and even B&Bs, but they are intended for booking online and don’t include phone numbers. Obviously, when I … Continue reading

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Slight change of route

As I can stay the first night with friends in Blaichach, I have changed the destination for the 12th August. As this is directly on the route it only makes it slightly further on the first day, but slightly less … Continue reading

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Mein Vater

Die Seite über meinen Vater – Don – ist nun auch in Deutsch.

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