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Thoughts While Bicycling

That’s what I’ve been looking forward to throughout my bicycle ride this afternoon:

Gedanken während des Radelns

Das hier ist es, worauf ich mich während meines Radelns heute Nachmittag die ganze Zeit gefreut habe:


Ein “Köpi”! – LECKER!

For my American friends: “Köpi” is short for “König Pilsener“, one of my favourite German beers.


Why is it that, when I’m bicyling, I have to grab between my legs whenever I want to drink? (Unanständige) Gedanken zum Radeln Warum nur muss ich beim Radeln immer zwischen meine Beine greifen, wenn ich etwas trinken will?


RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 [Some Numbers and Data]

Finally, to finish my account of that road trip, I want to add a few figures and data. The figures here about our total miles and gas consumption are based on our “car log” and therefore slightly different from those … Continue reading


I’m Back in the Saddle Again

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Well, not like Gene Autry in the song of that title, but back in the saddle of my bicycle. Today, with temperatures of around 75 Fahrenheit, but not too much the sun, I decided to hop on the Motta … … Continue reading


Back from my Very Personal Rodeo, …

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… aka mowing the lawn Zurück von meinem ganz persönlichen Rodeo, … … auch bekannt als Rasenmähen It certainly, with our very uneven lawn with all its bumps, resembles riding a bull or a bronco at the rodeo. Well, I … Continue reading


RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 18 [Bicycling in Memphis/TN]

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On this, our first full day in Memphis, we had planned to tick off our 10+ miles of bicycling in Tennessee. We had decided on the Wolf River Greenway, … RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Tag 18 [Radeln in Memphis/Tennessee] An diesem, … Continue reading


Nobody …

… can comment a soccer match as enthusiatically and shout “gol” for such a long time – listening to it feels like minutes going by – as those hispanic commentators on our Spanish-speaking soccer channel on TV. Niemand … … … Continue reading


RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 16 [Our Ten+ Miles in Indiana (Jeffersonville)]

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As you, dear readers of my blog, meanwhile certainly know, it is Mary’s goal and mine to bicycle at least 10+ miles in every state of the US, and that’s why our choice for Kentucky was Louisville: here it just … Continue reading


RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 15 [Bicycling (Part of) the Louisville Loop]

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In the morning, we had a nice breakfast in our apartment, and then drove around Louisville a little, to get a feeling of the layout of the city, especially the parking lots along the Ohio, from where we later wanted … Continue reading


… walking around the Petroglyph National Monument in Albuquerque, wearing your BVB [Borussia Dortmund, my favourite German soccer club] cap, and suddenly an American woman asks you, “Are you a Dortmund fan?” – What a surprise! Da spaziert man Nichts … Continue reading