Category Archives: Austria

Austria, Salzburg, 14 – 17 September 2019

Sankt Lorenzen to Salzburg – This was a crazy ride, first the road had fallen down down a cliff and I had to turn back and find another way. Next the Grossglockner road which costs €26.50 for a day ticket … Continue reading

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Austria, Sankt Lorenzen, 11 – 13 September 2019

Arta Terme to Sankt Lorenzen – another short ride deeper into the Austrian Alps. The road took me over the Plocken Pass and it deteriorated markedly in Austria. I travelled this route but in the other direction last year. Hundreds … Continue reading

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Germany – Schollbrunn, 15 September 2018

Another border crossing from Austria to Germany which I approached with dread and I rode straight through no one there but I was not getting off so easy. A few kilometres into Germany there was a queue of traffic about … Continue reading

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Austria – Vienna, 11 – 14 September 2018

Vienna – home to Mozart and Freud, population 2.6 million, a million statues and thousands of museums. Opera, Burggarten, Maria-Theresien-Platz, Museums Quartier, Hofburg, Kohlmarkt, Graben and Kartner Streets. Naschmarkt, Secession Museum, Rathaus, Wiener Minoritenkirche and I replaced the air filter on my bike, it was … Continue reading

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Austria – Vienna, 09 – 10 September 2018

Budapest, Hungary to Austria, Vienna, just around the corner, only a 3 hour ride. Fine and cool with blue skies and being in the Schengen area now no border crossing to worry about  today or so I thought hahaha, think … Continue reading

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Italy – Trieste, 18 – 20 May 2018

Ingolstadt to Trieste, great ride over the alps with only a few patches of drizzle, hundreds of bikes on the road. I first had to stop in Rosenheim at the Louis Bike shop to buy a new Bike alarm, the … Continue reading

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Netherlands to Slovenia, 3-6 July 2013

Left Veghel, Netherlands in a  drizzle and it rained all day through Germany except for an hour just before crossing the Swiss border. Riding in the rain is very tiring as helmets do not have wipers and you have to … Continue reading

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