Category Archives: Germany

Now I know why it is called Mountain Biking

What can I say? I love mountains, I love mountain biking, and I’m starting to get into this personal fitness thing. So, based on that, this holiday could only be a great thing. Despite all the training I threw myself … Continue reading

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I’ve just found out…

I’ve just found out that the 5 guys I’m with are studying physical education to a degree level. 2 of them are spinning coaches! What have I let myself in for?

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An ‘easy’ warm up…

Went for an ‘easy warm up’ ride. 22km with a 642 metre climb nearly killed me. Scary fast, but fun, decent followed by some flowing single track was my reward.

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Great service & flight from BA…

Great service & flight from British Airways. Met Christian & chums in Munich before getting the train to the stunning mountain village of Bayrischzell in the alps where we will spend the night.

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Trans Alps

The crossing of Spain and Portugal will have to wait. A few weeks ago I was chatting on Skype with a German friend of mine when he invited me to join him on his trans alps cycle ride that they … Continue reading

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The Nurburgring

The words Nurburgring and Nordschleife will set the blood of any proper car enthusiast flowing. This place is motor sport Mecca and I had the pleasure of taking my first petrol head pilgrimage to the place with Niki and a … Continue reading

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Berlin

Espe and I had the pleasure of visiting Mats and Tasja in Berlin. They have a wonderful flat just North of the old GDR center. We were put up and fed for the full four days, so a huge thanks … Continue reading

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