Today was the day and my big bike tour in favor of the Lichtblicke e.V. campaign started.Because of the name, it was of course also to start in Mettmann. After the start, it was first in the footsteps of the Tour de France 2017 (Photo 1) through the Schwarzbach valley to Ratingen.From there, some poppy fields (picture 2) via D-Kalkum to D-Kaiserswerth, where we finally came to the Rhine after crossing the old town (picture 3 + picture 4). Unfortunately we couldn't treat ourselves to a fox there because it was too early.Fortunately, we were able to cross the bridge (Photo 5) today because I only had small luggage with me.A short time later you are already in Duisburg (Fig. 6) and come back to the Rhine. The canoe deposited there (Fig. 7) is probably a leftover from the last flood.From Duisburg Hochfeld we changed the Rhine side over the "Bridge of Solidarity" (picture 8 + 9) and came to DU-Rheinhausen (picture 10).This bridge (name since January 20, 1988 - previously Admiral-Graf-Spee-Bridge) and the district of Rheinhausen are inextricably linked to the steelworker protests 1987/1988. Rheinhausen became a symbol of resistance to the steel crisis.Shortly after Rheinhausen you come to Krefeld and Uerdingen, both places are long-established locations of the chemical industry (picture 11 + picture 12). The CHEMPARK with its other locations in Dormagen and Leverkusen is one of the largest European chemical parks.The historic building of the distillery (Fig. 13) has been a listed building since April 2010.You can reach the Krefeld harbor via the swing bridge (Fig. 14).
about 18 hours ago
Hello everybody,the coutdown begins ... there are only 10 days until my big bike tour starts.As already written, I will stay in North Rhine-Westphalia due to the corona pandemic and the travel restrictions / travel advice that still partially exist.Nevertheless, it will be an unforgettable thing for me, which I am really looking forward to .....
May 22, 2020
Since I forgot to start Komoot, 8.7 km / 22:45 minutes are missing ...It was supposed to be a few kilometers more, but the rain didn't surprise me and then I was dressed incorrectly or didn't have the right clothes with me! ... so back home very quickly!
April 28, 2020
Ich fahre Rad um mich zu entspannen und weil ich bei anderen Sportarten nicht so gut meine Herzfrequenz beeinflussen kann...von meinen bisherigen Mehrtagestouren, egal wie lang sie waren, bin ich immer entspannt zurückgekommen.2020 wird das Jahr der Unterstützung für die Aktion Lichtblicke e.V..
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