Monthly Archives: August 2014

My first experiences of cycling/Meine erste Erfahrungen mit dem Fahrrad

Once upon a time… Es war einmal…  

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White Cows/Weiße Kühe

Many of you may remember my fascination with the white cows on my trip to England 2010, first seeing them in France, then in the New Forest. This year when I got to the top of the last hill on one … Continue reading

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Danke/Thank you

Ich möchte mich hiermit bedanken bei Allen meinen Warmshowers hosts/all my Warmshowers Gastgebern: Jörg & Sabine, Silvi & Emily, Berhard & seine ganzen Familie, Camilla & Max, Ulli, Karin & Markus, Ela & Frank Rosemarie, Thomas Kutscher, die 2 netten … Continue reading

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The ticks and the crosses

This tour was extremely challenging: approx. 150 km. in torrential rain, severe thunderstorms,  6 punctures within the first 5 days, worn out brake-linings. The heatwave and the strong winds that had bothered me on my last 2 tours, stayed away this … Continue reading

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Plus und Minus

Diese Tour war eine echte Herausforderung: ca. 150 Km. bei starkem Regen, starkes Gewitter, 6 Platten in den ersten 5 Tagen, abgenützte Bremsbelege. Die Hitzewelle und der starker Wind, die mich bei meinen beiden letzten großen Touren geplagt hatten, blieben … Continue reading

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Gesamtdaten/Tour Stats

1134,34 Km., 5.568 Hm./metres climb, 83:08 Fahrzeit/bike time

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Leg 13 – I made it!

It was another beautiful day, lovely to be accompanied by my friends and great to just follow blindly. Gudrun had chosen the route and we cycled a beautiful stretch, which I would never have discovered alone. Wolfgang covered the rear … Continue reading

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