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  1. Enrique went for a bike ride.

    June 9, 2021

    30.9 mi
    10.0 mph
    850 ft
    825 ft
    Jan, ChriLo and 7 others like this.
    1. Enrique

      Video about the tour: relive.cc/view/vMv8QYnpDNO
      In the next few days, the parish church of St. Pankratius will be the destination for many pilgrims from the Düsseldorf and Cologne regions. The portrait of "Salvator Mundi" has been venerated here for 267 years and ended up in this church on the way from Duisburg to Cologne (the whole story: salvatormundi.eu/index.php?id=historie-der-Wallfahrt )
      On Saturday evening, June 12th at 9 p.m., a small group of pilgrims will start at the Maxkirche in Düsseldorf to arrive here around 4 a.m. (all under Corona conditions with the necessary intervals) see: salvatormundi.eu
      For us, this impressive church was the starting point for a short tour to "holy" places in the region: Jakobus Church in Neukirchen and the Langwarden and Knechtsteden monasteries.

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      • June 9, 2021

  2. Enrique went for a bike ride.

    June 3, 2021

    40.2 mi
    10.7 mph
    1,000 ft
    950 ft
    Uschi, Andreas aus Paderborn and 11 others like this.
    1. Enrique

      The drive home was marked by the "escape" from the announced thunderstorm. This did not happen, the route on mostly roads far from traffic was all the more beautiful. Only the long ride on the cycle path on Krefelder Straße parallel to the Niepkuhlen was not so great (if I repeat the tour I would try to switch to the eastern side of the Niepkuhlen in Niep and look for a way through the NSG towards Krefeld )
      Video about the tour: relive.cc/view/v8qV9xMoy36

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      • June 3, 2021

  3. Enrique went for a bike ride.

    June 2, 2021

    31.7 mi
    10.3 mph
    850 ft
    950 ft
    Spazierer, Martin and 7 others like this.
    1. Enrique

      After the Corona test at 3.5 km, the route marked as the Way of St. James takes the usual beautiful form via Raesfeld to Marienthal Monastery. The pilgrimage route leads from here via Wesel to the Camino on the left bank of the Rhine towards Cologne or Aachen and Trier. Our section from Brünen to Mehr was a bit unattractive due to the parallel country road. In Mehr, the bike path then follows the old tram (which went from Wesel to Rees) to the day's destination Rees.
      Video about the tour: relive.cc/view/vZqNnjG213q

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      • June 2, 2021

  4. Enrique went for a bike ride.

    June 1, 2021

    41.2 mi
    10.5 mph
    1,025 ft
    1,100 ft
    ChriLo, Uschi and 7 others like this.
    1. Enrique

      Nice and fast:
      From Borghorst we first went through the Bagno (park) to Burgsteinfurt - a wonderful little town in the Münsterland with an impressive castle.
      Then followed 30 km of cycle autobahn (Münsterland cycle track) with slippery asphalt to Coesfeld (old railway line).
      From Coesfeld on mostly low-traffic paths, we continued past Velen Castle to Borken.
      Video of the tour today: relive.cc/view/vr637NmA1d6radbahn-muensterland.de

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      • June 1, 2021

  5. Enrique went for a bike ride.

    May 31, 2021

    21.1 mi
    9.5 mph
    675 ft
    625 ft
    1. Enrique

      In short, great and varied: today only 35 km, but we enjoyed this on every meter. Fortunately, we were almost alone today, because with a higher density of cyclists, the fun could be impaired at one point or another.
      Link to the video: relive.cc/view/vJOKgYQpLwO

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      • May 31, 2021

  6. Enrique went for a bike ride.

    May 30, 2021

    31.4 mi
    10.1 mph
    625 ft
    600 ft
    ChriLo, Achim and 7 others like this.
    1. Enrique

      Finally out.
      With the RE3 from Düsseldorf to Hamm Hbf. From there wonderful cycling along the Werse to Münster.
      Here in the Corona flagship city (index 15) first for the Corona test in the test tent of the Kiepenkerl pharmacy and then on the restaurant terrace of the same name.
      The first restaurant visit after 8 months.
      What a pleasure.
      Video about the tour: relive.cc/view/vr637NB9zd6

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      • May 30, 2021

  7. Enrique and wopo went for a bike ride.

    May 28, 2021

    32.9 mi
    9.2 mph
    725 ft
    700 ft
    CS, ChriLo and 9 others like this.
    1. Enrique

      Thank you @Christa for your suggestion (komoot.de/tour/370622723?ref=atd). It's a stone's throw for you, but a full-blown tour through our wonderful home region for me.
      Here is the video for the tour: relive.cc/view/vE6JgoGYogq

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      • May 28, 2021

  8. Enrique went for a bike ride.

    May 16, 2021

    30.2 mi
    9.8 mph
    625 ft
    625 ft
    Susanne, Michael and 13 others like this.
    1. Enrique

      Video about the tour: relive.cc/view/vQvy1Eg3eKv
      The cycling season always begins with the blessing of the Düsseldorf Dominicans. Today this blessing was given by Father Thomas as a drive-in blessing in front of the portal of St. Andrew's Church in accordance with the corona. There was also a bike sticker and a matching little prayer:
      Prayer of a Dominican from Colombia who rides a racing bike and MTB in a club. There this prayer is prayed together before each trip:
      Almighty God:
      ° When the strength slackens, push us on.
      ° When someone gets tired, be with us.
      ° If the bike gets stuck, help us.
      ° If we fall, you pick us up.
      ° If we lose our way, guide us.
      ° If thieves arrive, let's get out of here quickly.
      Father, even if we move faster on our own,
      so let's ride together with consideration and distance,
      even if we get there more slowly
      and let's cycle with you and we will be safer.

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      • May 16, 2021

  9. Enrique went for a bike ride.

    April 26, 2021

    22.6 mi
    8.4 mph
    550 ft
    575 ft
    Stephan, ChriLo and 14 others like this.
    1. Enrique

      Video of the tour: relive.cc/view/vDqg7WYP3Gq
      After the start of the route at the Zunftbaum in Krefeld-Fischeln, you reach the "Alt Mühlenfeld" with the distinctive mill stump after 700m beyond Marienplatz. The construction of this mill was carried out on behalf of a farmers' association and completed in 1813. Despite the installation of a steam engine, at the beginning of the 20th century the mill could not compete with the large mills that had been built in Krefeld and Neuss. The windmill was shut down as early as 1911. In 1914 the mill was rededicated for residential purposes.
      The route leads right through the city past the Mies-van-der-Rohe-Business-Park on wonderful bike and hiking trails through the nature reserves Hülser Bruch, Niepkuhlen and Egelsberg to the glider airfield there. Here in the Traar district, construction of the Egelsberg mill began on the heights of the mountain at the end of the 18th century. Completion and commissioning took place in 1802. In 1930 the mill was converted from wind to motor operation and used as a grain mill until 1942. The historic grinder inside is still preserved.
      A second mill in the Traar district is the Elfrather mill. It is the largest in the Krefeld city area. It is a tower windmill, which stands on a base ring made of brick. A single-storey residential building and farm buildings belong to the mill. The facade of the mill is roughly plastered (plastered) and whitewashed. Today the mill is in a functional condition, but is not operated, but used as a club house for the surrounding golf club and houses a restaurant.
      We continue along the A57 to the Uerdingen district.
      The Buss-Mühle is somewhat hidden on the Bergstrasse. It was built in 1795 northwest of Uerdingen to meet the growing need for flour of the growing population of the city of Uerdingen. Since the beginning of the 20th century, the mill was operated by the Buss family, who also built a bakery there. Apartments have been furnished here since 2012.
      We cross the center of Uerdingen, past the town hall on the banks of the Rhine. With the destination Linn we drive over the unsightly Hafenstraße to Haus Greiffenhort and through the park there. On the outskirts of Linn we reach the Linner Mühlenbach and the old horse and water mill there, which was built as an electoral mill at this point. The mill is located as part of a courtyard east of the old town of Linn on the outer castle and city moat. This moat, formed by the dammed Mühlenbach, also served as a water reservoir for the mill.
      The double drive is remarkable: normally the grinder was driven by a water wheel; but if the Mühlenbach did not have enough water, it was possible to switch to a horse-powered workhorse, a gopel driven by workhorses. The mill, like many water mills on the Lower Rhine, had to contend with an ever decreasing amount of water in the Mühlenbach due to the increasing canalization of rainwater and its extraction as service water.
      The last (mill) stop on our tour is the Geismühle.
      The grain mill is around 700 years old, making it one of the oldest surviving windmills on the Lower Rhine. The name Geis (t) mühle probably derives from the location of the mill, a geest, d. H. a dry, barren sand ridge. Although the mill is located directly on the outskirts of the Meerbusch district of Bösinghoven, formally it belongs to Krefeld (today the district of Oppum, historically Amt Linn) and is considered one of the city's landmarks. The mill is located directly on the A57 on the west side of the motorway service station named after the mill.
      The mill has a somewhat atypical shape, as it was originally (probably around 1300) not built as a windmill, but as a defense and watchtower in front of Linn Castle, about 2.5 km to the northeast. The windows designed as loopholes and the remains of two chimneys inside are evidence of this (very unusual for mills because of the risk of fire). From the tower, Count von Kleve's Drosten controlled the nearby Hohe Weg, a medieval long-distance trade route.
      Only later (probably around 1450 after Linn fell back to Kurköln) was the tower converted into a windmill. The mill was set up as an electoral ban mill and the farmers from Bockum, Osterath and Fischeln were subject to the mill compulsory and were only allowed to have their grain milled here.
      From here the tour leads back to Fischeln (Grundend) via the tracks of the Federal Railway

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      • April 26, 2021

  10. Enrique went for a bike ride.

    April 21, 2021

    Achim, Christa and 11 others like this.
    1. Enrique

      Right now read twice, followed directly today: from the Fischeln Zunftbaum via Gut Groß Lind to Vorst, on to Süchteln and Viersen. From there it goes back to the Niers to the railway overpass. The path leads through the nature reserve at the Clörather Mühle via Anrath back to Krefeld Fischeln.
      Video of the tour: relive.cc/view/v36AjLxjWGq

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      • April 21, 2021

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