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Cape Town, South Africa
May 25, 2019, 9:07 am
Sunny
Sunny
48°F
humidity: 100%
wind speed: 2 mph N
sunrise: 7:38 am
sunset: 5:47 pm
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Botswana
May 25, 2019, 9:07 am
Intermittent clouds
Intermittent clouds
15°C
humidity: 84%
wind speed: 2 mph SSE
sunrise: 6:30 am
sunset: 5:19 pm
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May 25, 2019, 10:07 am
Thunderstorms
Thunderstorms
64°F
humidity: 85%
wind speed: 2 mph E
sunrise: 6:28 am
sunset: 6:32 pm
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Heiliggeistkirche (Holy Ghost Church)

Route:

14 km R/T from KnopfTours to Heidelberg Cathedral and back

Money:

- Germany: Euros €1 = $1.2527 USD or $1 USD = €0.7996

Weather:

– Sun: Sprinkled through lunch, and since I’m are not really riding, it’s a beautiful day!

- Mon: Sunny blue sky, white cloud day.

Ride Stats

Total European [...]

Kulture – Bamberg in 30-minutes!

Route:
Fri: No riding today!  Clean, wash, repack, what to take, what to leave
Sat: Ride to KnopfTours

Money:
- Germany: Euros €1 = $1.2527 USD or $1 USD = €0.7996

Weather:
Since we are not riding, it’s a beautiful day!

As we all know, good things do come to an end.  My first European ride-about is [...]

Family Around The World

Route:

Bamberg, Germany-E48 to Prague, Czech Republic, E50 into Slovakia

Money:

-Germany & Slovakia: Euros €1 = $1.2527 USD or $1 USD = €0.7996

-Poland: Zloty 1 = $0.289 USD or $1 USD = Zloty 3.46

Fuel:

-Germany: €1.64/L

-Poland: Zloty 36.70/L

-Slovakia:  €1.55/L

Weather:

Mon: Mostly a lightly overcast day cloudy, and 3-4 brief [...]

Horizon’s Unlimited Gathering

Route and Miles: Approx 280 km (150 miles) from Bamberg to Gasthaus „Zur Schneeburg“
69509 Ober-Liebersbach
 (30 min. north of Heidelberg)

Money: Euros €1 = $1.2527 USD or $1 USD = €0.7996

Fuel: €1.649/L = €6.242/US Gal = $7.81 USD/US Gal

Weather: Mostly a dreary overcast day cloudy, and brief patches [...]

Maintenance (now what???)

On a putt around Europe do I really need to maintain the bike?????????

Route and Miles: Approx 75km around area for service & stuff

Money: Euros €1 = $1.2527 USD

Fuel: No fill-up today

Weather: Mostly a dreary overcast day cloudy, and brief patches sprinkles.  Glorious sunshine in the late afternoon

Mileages so far!

These are [...]

Pounding Kilometers – Getting back to Germany

Nothing casual about our route back to Germany. We visited Nordkapp and now need to get back to home base.  It was a mini “sit here, twist that” 10-hours a day.  Nothing Iron Butt style but made for long days in bad weather.  We want to attend the June 7-10 Horizons Unlimited-Germany gathering at Gasthaus [...]

Arctic Circle and a Fan Club

Wed, May 30, 2012

Route: Route E6 from Narvik to Mosjoen

Mileage: 676 km (420 miles)

Money: Norway’s Kroner 1kr = $0.17 USD or $1 USD = kr 6.02

Fuel: 14.93 kr/L = $2.48 USD/L = $9.39/gal

Weather: Light snow, rain, and brief patches of blue sky

Lodging: Hotel Milano, ‪Vollanvegen 41, Mosjoen, Norway

Sunrise & Sunset: 24-hour of [...]

Can’t get enough of this wonderful Norwegian Snow!

Tue-June 29, 2012

Route: Hammerfest to Skaidi then N6 to Narvik

Mileage: 683 km (424 miles)

Money: Norway’s Kroner 1kr = $0.17 USD or $1 USD = kr 6.02

Fuel: 15.68 kr/L

Weather: Overcast, light snow, hard blowing North Sea winds!

Sunrise & Sunset: 24-hour of sunshine!!!

It’s snow sprinkling when we wake up in Hammersfest.  Still snowing when we depart [...]

Nordkapp – The Northern most road in Western Europe

Mon-June 28, 2012
Snow – Nordkapp – Snow – Nordkapp

Route: Hammerfest to Nordkapp and back to Hammerfest

Mileage: 431 km (268 miles) RT

Money: Norway’s Kroner 1kr = $0.17 USD or $1 USD = kr 6.02

Fuel: 15.68 kr/L

Weather: Entire day — light snow, rain, hail, and hard blowing North Sea winds

Sunrise & Sunset: 24-hour of sunshine!!!

Martin is in good [...]

On our way to Nordkapp…

Today is Tue, May 29, 2012.

I’m way behind on the daily stuff so this is a digest version.  Some of you may notice our last few days have centered around Hammerfest, Norway.  Like all rides major events change goals and directions.

Long story short, on Sunday, May 27, ~5:00 [...]