Category Archives: sports


SolarEclipseRoadTrip [Some Numbers and Data]

Finally, to finish my account of that road trip, I want to add a few figures and data: SolarEclipseRoadTrip [Einige Zahlen und Daten] Abschließend zu dieser Tour noch ein paar Zahlen und Daten: We did 3,796.8 miles in these 11 … Continue reading


SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Day 9 [Excursion into Iowa for the Ed Winkel Trail out of Sibley]

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Sunday, August 27, 2017: In my previous post I had already mentioned that we wanted to go to Iowa on that day, for Mary to get the about 7 miles she still lacked in that state. How it came about … Continue reading


SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Day 8 [Sioux Falls/SD: Bicycling the Sioux Falls Bike Trails]

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Saturday, August 26, 2017: Well, as I said at the end of my previous posting: we didn’t stay in our motel room, but nearly immediately left again to drive to Falls Park and start our bicycling of the Sioux Falls … Continue reading


SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Day 7 [Grand Forks/ND & MN: Bicycling the Greenway of Greater Grand Forks]

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Friday, August 25, 2017: Mary had chosen this trail, and with that also Grand Forks as one stop on our SolarEclipseRoadTrip, because we could here in one stroke get two states on our list of US-states in which we have … Continue reading


SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Day 5 [Casper/WY to Billings/MT]

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017: Today was the day on which we wanted to continue travelling. As in Wyoming we were relatively far “up” north, and as it was not too far into Montana, our plans were to drive to Billings/MT … Continue reading


SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Day 4 [Casper/WY: Bicycling the Platte River Parkway]

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Tuesday, August 22, 2017: As I wrote in my latest posting, we had planned to ride our bicycles on (part of) the Platte River Parkway on that day, and a convenient starting point was Fort Caspar, as it is located … Continue reading


A Facelift for an Italian Beauty

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Even Italian beauties can do with a facelift now and then, especially if they’re vintage. Bicycles, that is! (Gesichts)verschönerung für eine italienische Schönheit Sogar italienische Schönheiten koennen manchmal ein Facelift gebrauchen, ganz besonders wenn sie schon ein älteres Modell sind. … Continue reading


SolarEclipseRoadTrip [Ready to Roll]

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Basicallly, we’re ready to roll: the bicycles are loaded, and our baggage is in the car. If it wasn’t for the fact that we don’t like to leave after a full day but prefer to get some sleep and then … Continue reading


SolarEclipseRoadTrip [Planning – Part 1]

Well, I’ll have to start the roundabout way. This is the way all of it started: Mary had always wanted to see this spectacular natural event. I was somewhat more reluctant first, as it means quite a long road trip … Continue reading


RailTrailsRoadTrip – Day 17 [Beatrice/NE – Oklahoma City/OK]

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Everything comes to an end eventually, even a wonderful holiday, and so this was the first day of our way back. RailTrailsRoadTrip – Tag 17 [Beatrice/Nebraska – Oklahoma City/Oklahoma] Alles kommt einmal zu einem Ende, unausweichlich, und so war dies … Continue reading