Finally out again. Except for a nice family-friends-Fläming-Skate-round last weekend there was almost nothing going on for almost 4 weeks apart from looking at the bike in the shed.Instead, there were fast passages today, alternating with beautiful cobblestone inlays (choking), a planned drive over the Gröbziger concrete ponds and an unplanned inlay around Edderitz. That the trail has not yet been recorded amazes me.(Sorry for the photo bomb with the rather boring route photos - map maintenance has its price;))
June 4, 2021
I think I came across this mountain through a tour of @hallunke, so you can stop by there.Only the thing with the stiff breeze from the southwest, as an inner city dweller, I completely screwed up again.Excuse the many photos of the path - there are a few things to add / correct.
May 10, 2021
After the front coat had blistered after the # rideFAR180, it had to be reclaimed. Somehow I have it with the coats ... 😅On Thursday I finally got the replacement but haven't had time so far. Of course there was no air holding. Hope I didn't ruin the tubeless tape with the tubeful round the weekend before last. Go with 3.5 bar, back with 2. At least it was comfortable ...
April 19, 2021
- 09:34117 mi12.2 mph3,175 ft3,225 ft
Sodele, the first hundred and # rideFAR180 in one day."Three rivers and one stream" - the aim was to cycle along the surrounding watercourses Saale, Elbe and Mulde. Whether you count the Fuhne running south as a stream or prefer to play on words with the Bach city of Koethen is up to you;)Woke up 4:45 a.m. before the alarm clock. Well, it can't hurt. Ten to seven we started in the direction of Rothenburg. It was fresh. I don't know how I got the idea the day before to take a short ride and put the summer soles in my shoes. Luckily I left that.The Saale cycle path went north via Könnern, Bernburg, Nienburg to Calbe and then turned off to Groß Rosenburg. There was finally a decent breakfast in the form of sandwiches and a coffee at kilometer 79. The self-brewed electrolyte solution and my self-baked flapjacks were so annoying because of the sweetness. With renewed energy then on towards Breitenhagen, without a soul on the way.Then we went on the southern Elbe cycle path, all alone, to Aken. At the ferry a banana and further ... here the most sensible point would have been to declare the experiment to have failed, because this is the fastest way to get to Koethen.Then on super chic split paths along the Elbe meadows to the Dessau Kornhaus. Top up liquids. I was glad that one bottle of the sweet magic potion was all;)Continue to Vockerode and then through the Oranienbaumer Heide with chic gravel roads and wild horses. That was the beginning of the performance slump. Especially when the better way is tagged as the worse on OpenStreetMap.The goal should be Alt-Jeßnitz, with public toilets and a bakery right next door. Puff cake. Everything to. Shit ... dehydrated. Somehow as far as Wolfen - modest route choice again - dragged to the supermarket and replenished energy there. There were 158 km on the clock and komoot still wanted to cycle the planned route further than necessary. That had to be shorter. Later it was rescheduled a little, but it didn't turn out to be much less.In between I didn't let myself be stopped from just pushing. Photos were then only taken from the drive until the end of the trip was all about arriving.The last 40km was definitely tough and it was tough. Very tough.Thanks to everyone who stood by me with warning and / or motivating support and the Orbit360 team.Special thanks go to my family who spent a vacation day without me!PS: With a little imagination you can see a bike on the route;)
March 31, 2021