Category Archives: Germany

Germany, Nuremberg, 18 – 21 September 2019

Salzburg to Nuremberg, cold through the mountains, a short ride of 304 km in 3:40 hrs with roadworks and trucks hogging one lane. The Germans are still checking cars at the border with Austria on the freeway causing long queues, … Continue reading

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Poland, Krakow and Jankowice, 12 – 18 July 2019

Leipzig to Krakow  – all on the freeway, on and off drizzle very annoying, long queues at roadworks annoying which I got around by riding down the emergency lane. No holdups crossing the border into Poland just rode straight through, … Continue reading

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Germany, Leipzig, 09 – 11 July 2019

Veghel to Leipzig, through a densely populated part of Germany. A cold ride at 17c with the occasional drizzle and when I got into Leipzig there were roadworks blocking my path so I had to find a way around them, … Continue reading

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Netherlands and UK – Veghel, Hastings and Horsham, 16 – 26 September 2018

Stats – 137 days on the road, 16,145 kms, 772 litres, Cost of fuel €944, Average 21.46 km/l Schollbrunn to Veghel – Easy ride to Veghel along the freeway, fine, cool and sunny. When I arrived in Veghel, the annual fair was … 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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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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Germany – Ingolstadt, 16 – 17 May 2018

Veghel to Ingolstadt, 7 hours along the Autobahn, one lane occupied by a line of trucks, long stretches of road works slowing everyone to a crawl, 2 stops, €0.70 cents to use the toilet, a 10 min downpour, wet roads … Continue reading

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Italy, Tirano, 20 – 21 May 2017

From Munich I rode to Tirano which is in Italy, on the border with Switzerland in the Alps and planned my route to go over the Stelvio pass but when I got there there the pass was closed. Anyway I … Continue reading

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Germany, Munich, 19 May 2017

First stop today was the Residenz Musuem, this place is actually a palace and it is filled with the most amazing stuff. Art of every description that the kings collected. It is worth visiting just to see the huge intricate … Continue reading

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Germany, Munich, 17 – 18 May 2017

The ride from Stuttgart was uneventful on the autobahn, fine weather if a bit windy and cold, Munich is at an altitude of 540m. Marienplatz – the heart of Munich where all the tourists hang out. Public transport in Munich … Continue reading

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