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Cape Town, South Africa
May 19, 2022, 1:53 am
Mostly cloudy
Mostly cloudy
57°F
humidity: 100%
wind speed: 2 mph N
sunrise: 7:34 am
sunset: 5:50 pm
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Botswana
May 19, 2022, 1:53 am
Cloudy
Cloudy
8°C
humidity: 87%
wind speed: 0 mph N
sunrise: 6:27 am
sunset: 5:21 pm
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May 19, 2022, 2:53 am
Mostly clear
Mostly clear
58°F
humidity: 82%
wind speed: 4 mph NNE
sunrise: 6:28 am
sunset: 6:31 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 [...]