The secret reason to cycle in or into the Allgäu: picking vertical meters, collecting country signs *!I actually found the route beautiful; Riedbergpass as a pick-me-up, very picturesque further to Egg, wonderful little road to the Furkajoch from the west, gallant descent.I just wouldn't recommend it for the weekend. Hundreds of motorcyclists roared up and down all the mountains from around 9 a.m. on Saturday, flooded the passage at the Furkajoch, clogged the shell in Au. Only on the last stretch in the Rohrmoostal (closed to motorized traffic): Silence.* Collecting country signs goes like this:
July 12, 2021
What a bone breaker.On Sunday my train with an ICE parking space was canceled, and since there was no other option, I quickly figured out to drive with three REs to Hof and from there by bike to the Allgäu. In one piece, of course, “there are only 418”.I have no idea whether it was due to the 4,000 m, the southwest wind or the additional luggage (no, there is no fluffy 500-gram down sleeping bag in the role, but T-shirts & Co. for a week's stay) or me, Maurice Brocco including the journey home last weekend was still in my bones - I haven't plowed so hard and on the verge of desperation for a long time.Also many great moments - great views, dawn, a toad, hedgehogs, even nice people. The very best, however, was the euphoric cheering on the descent from Rettenberg.I will definitely not forget this tour anytime soon."If you can't go on, just keep on going!"
July 6, 2021
For some reason I couldn't stop at the 436 kilometers covered in the last 24 hours, but turned the bike at the destination to ride home from Leipzig. What do you do with such a late summer Sunday? In any case, don't argue about bike spots in the slow train.Instead: sail across the Elbe. Let alcohol-free beer evaporate from the tank in minutes. Curse the long, dead straight pieces. Ponder the past 24. And counting down the last 100 km the second time a day (that actually hurt a bit).For planning: B2 (?) Slightly borderline in the mood, but I just don't see a good alternative. Check the ferry at Pretzsch (still under repair?). Instead of Jüterbog / Luckenwalde vll. Klausdorf / Bardenitz, the horrible Trebbin - Großbeeren piece is also omitted. And once across B has to be smoother.
June 27, 2021
Actually, I never wanted to return to the valley of the bike couriers (takeshifaehrtrad.com/2017/06/29/maurice-brocco-400-2017)
My Maurice Brocco 400 four years ago was too adorable. Then Ann-Kathrin (# 11) looked for a companion, and I thought of all the useful help that I had received myself with such “first times”.All I know at the moment is that it was worth it - a nice tour together through picturesque areas of the East that I hadn't imagined so beautiful for a long time, good encounters around it, the usual petrol station romance. Thank you very much, Maurice Brocco!And then there was the way home ... komoot.de/tour/403900074?ref=itd
June 27, 2021
- Michael K.
Nice action! The weather was initially good, then there were showers over and over for several hours. Partly also nice and strong. X- times I put the rain jacket on and off again during that time. On the descent to Wildenthal, the water sometimes literally stood on the road. No chance of staying dry there, even if it wasn't raining. The water splashed and flew everywhere.
The first 6 hours went really well. 3250Hm or 13 laps of 36 were done. If it continues like this....
We had agreed to meet for a break at 6 p.m. Totally funny - we arrived at the top of our base camp from different directions at exactly 6 p.m. at the same time. 😃
The break was extended a bit, because we wanted to wait for the hopefully last rain cloud.
With the night setting in, the monotony came on the line. During the day there was still enough to see and thus distraction. Now it was getting tough.
June 13, 2021