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Blog Aachen - Gorlitz 2020

Here you find all blog articles related to my ride to Gorlitz in July 2020

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Successful Testride

The official test for the vWTTC took place late on Sunday evening at 10:00 p.m. . In a video conference with almost …

We are making great strides towards Christmas and the end of 2020. A year to forget? Certainly not. A lot has happened, …

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Dress rehearsal

A first dress rehearsal for the competition on January 17th took place today. For this we all met, Paul, Roland and I …

Sometimes I wonder why I am actually doing this. Sitting on the bike for hours, in training or at events, it doesn’t …

Preparations

I was looking forward to a few weeks without cycling. Running, hiking, maybe a little MTB. But then Paul’s email came with …

Still difficult times…

The situation in Malabon is still very critical, even if it is of course not reported in the media in Europe or …

Actually I wanted to take it easy after the trip to Görlitz, but as so often it turns out differently and secondly …

It’s been a month since I rode to Görlitz. Time flies. So what’s the idea for another action? The last Malabon run …

I have uploaded a short movie about the ride from Aachen to Görlitz in YouTube. Check it out: https://youtu.be/_TwsLu1ug9k Being back home …

770km across Germany

After the last preparations on Thursday, which included a good dinner with lots of carbohydrates, my “Miles 4 Malabon” campaign started on …

We made it!

I arrived safely in Görlitz on July 11th. Unfortunately, the tracking didn’t work as hoped. Why and what can still happen on …

… are in progress for tomorrow’s tour. This week was only light training. packing bike and things, go through and optimize all …

Next week…

… I’m already on the road, hopefully for quite a while.The tension slowly increases and the final preparations are underway. Today the …

ne could now write a whole novel about how athletes eat during endurance training and competitions. It is a science in itself, …

An eventful week…

On Tuesday there was a photo session with Herbert Schmerz from the Malabon e.V. project group. On Wednesday i went for a …

Race Around Austria?

A perfect vacation day with sun and 30 degrees Celsius. The GPX track of my slightly longer tour today looks like the …

100 donations…

… and 5050€ already collected. If intentional or not, but the sum of all numbers from1 to 100 accumulates to 5050. You …

The bike…

Patrick asked in a comment to provide more detailed information about equipment and nutrition. I like doing it of course. There will …

New gear is ready!

I was just at Team Sportsfreund Alsdorf and picked up the jerseys for the tour! Many thanks to all sponsors and supporters! …

The first test with full equipment took place yesterday. Actually even with more equipment than I plan to take with me on …

Too optimistic…

After our group trip fell victim to the rain in the morning, I was optimistic that I could take a small lap …

Just one month…

… and slowly it gets serious. Because in four weeks from now I am going to start the ridestart. That means that …

Today I found an envelope with stickers for my bike, helmet and whatever, in the mailbox. Many thanks to Chrit, team mate …

Yesterday www.radsport-news.de reported about my activity. It’s great that it is now getting even more traction. Please share the link and the …

I was able to use the long weekend for cycling. Two long tours of 200km each on Sunday and Monday are on …

Thanks for your donations and support. We reached 2000€! Maybe a good opportunity for having a glass of wine. Will take some …

Sunny Fathers day

Public holiday in Germany, 27 degrees Celsius and sun. Short stop after 120k having a coffee, a coke and some cookies at …

7 weeks to go

The last week was a good one. My Achilles heel is fine again.  I am happy to see that in total more …

Countdown started

More than one month has passed now that I launched the charity activity. It is awesome that up until today you donated …