Sep 142014
The Beauty of the Downhill

  I was advised to go across the northern part of the Massif Central in France by a particular nice French lady.  She suggested my plan of going directly west following the Eurovelo route 6 which follows rivers and is flat as being boring. ‘Yes there are hills if you go across the Massif but […]

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Sep 042014
The Mental Game

I’m starting to understand why people say long trips such as mine are as much or more a mental challenge than a physical one.  Of course I thought I knew that before I began but I can feel the emotions now. I’ve had days where the cycling has being boring.  I find cycling along roads […]

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Aug 272014
Photos - Speyer to Basel

The last section of my ride along the Rhine was through southern Germany from Speyer, through Germersheim, Karlsruhe, Plittersdorf, Kehl, Ottenheim, Rust, Sabach am Kaiserstuhl, Breisach, Neuenberg, Bad Bellingen and finally Weil am Rhein and across the border into Basel. It was very different down there, hardly any river traffic, the river actually got shallow […]

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