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Day 8 – Ediger-Eller – Trier

About an hour riding along the river this morning before turning inland to take a “short cut” over the hills. Of course this means less distance overall but i need to tackle these hills. But then again.. I need to start getting my legs into shape before the Alps! Had…

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Day 6 – Bonn to Koblenz

Leaving the hostel before 9am was a nice feeling, especially as it’s been fairly hot the past few days and the midday & afternoon sun isn’t the most pleasant riding experience. I’d seen that just outside Bonn was an abandoned castle ruin, on top of a mountain said to be…

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Day 5 – Cologne to Bonn

After a relatively sleepless night, on account of Peter the snoring asshole, the lack of airconditioning in this country which requires windows to remain open despite the partying till 3am outside, and the 4 very drunk roommates who decided to check in at 4am, I decided to get up and…

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Day 3 – Njimegen to Bochum

What a long fucking day!  9 hrs door-door with 6.5hrs in the saddle It rained overnight, I saw in the window and read my book a little drinking Hoegarden – lovely.  It was cool and rainy in Njimegen when I left this morning.  The first few kilometres were all downhill, all…

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