Category Archives: Germany

World Wide Ride is headed East!

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The plan is to fly back to Germany to get the bikes near Leipzig. We have a few items to sort out like installing the new Odyssey batteries to replace out 5 year old Deka. We are a bit worried they will be toast after 8 months again.… Read the rest

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Getting ready for the road again 2017-2018.

The route so far 2012-2017


Route 2017-2018

Route Germany-Czech-Slovakia-Serbia-Romania-Turkey-Georgia-Armenia-Iran-Turkmenistan-Uzbekistan-Tajikistan-Gorno/Badakhshan Autonomous Region- Krygyzstan-Kazakhstan-Russia-Mongolia-Russia-Mongolia-China-Tibet-Burma-Thailand-Laos-Vietnam-Cambodia-Thailand- Malaysia-Indonesia-East Timor-Australia-Tazmania-New Zealand…


Route 2017-2018 part 1 May to December

part 1 going East

Route 2017-2018 part 2 December to April

part 2 going East

Route 2017-2018 part 3 April to August

part 3

Well it’s time to get back on the road again now that spring has sprung the sun is shining!… Read the rest

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Some TLC for the bikes and then into storage for winter.



Today we have another straight shot 478 km north east to Leipzig.

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The initial plan was to wander up the small roads and we did this for the first 2 hours. It then began to POUR rain and after 45 min of this we were finally able to get on the highway.… Read the rest

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A 700 km detour on the way to Leipzig?!


We now have just a few days left until we drop the bikes at BMW in Leipzig on Monday. This is about 250 km from Prague, but there is enough time to make a small detour to Sinsheim to see our dear friend Wolfgang.… Read the rest

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Today we headed out the 2 hours to Munich in the rain for the Oktoberfest.

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Our first stop was near the English Garden where we could walk and see some of the historic buildings nearby.

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It is not too often you see a guy riding a bike with a surfboard this far from an ocean….… Read the rest

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The Black Forest & Riezlern Austria

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Finally we are getting some better weather for our trip to ride the Black Forrest. We took a diagonal route on the small roads thru Pfullendorf and Beuron to finally end up in Baierbronn where we had booked a hotel.

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On the way in the distance we saw a huge castle on a hilltop in the distance so we had to check out the 11 th century Hohenzollern Castle.… Read the rest

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Deutsche Alpenstrasse/ The Alpine Road

From Eggenfelden we rode south in very windy conditions to meet up with the Alpine road or Deutche Alpinestrasse.

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We left Eggenfelden at almost 3 pm. We took the 304 and 306 to Inzell, the 305 to Berchtesgaden and then the 20 onto on to Konigsee.… Read the rest

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Germany Bamberg BMW, Eggenfelden, & Frey Daytona

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The mission now is fixing the fork at BMW in Bamberg and refreshing the boots at Frey Daytona in Eggenfelden. First we had to ride north to Minsk to get to the closest bridge over the Rhine. Then we took as many of the small roads as possible to get to Bamberg.… Read the rest

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Germany..Trier, The Nuburgring, and Alzey

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We woke to another stunning day for our ride west into Germany again.

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The first order of business in this tiny country was making breakfast and then to get to the shops for a sticker purchase, since this might be our only chance.… Read the rest

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Germany Hartz region & Bruges Belgium

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Leaving Berlin we were now in search of insurance. We had a list of ADAC offices that do sell green card insurance. We headed south and west 129 km to Dressau-Roblau.

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From here we continued west towards the mountainous Hartz region.… Read the rest

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