Endspurt

„So what is next?  Exchange the front brake caliper, attach the speedometer, and get more US currency.“  And yes, here we go again.  A lovely break of ten beautiful months in Germany is now over.  One chapter closes and another begins.  I had found a job in a bicycle store, a job I enjoyed very…

Berlin

The first day “Are you on a world trip?“ At the end of my first day, I am standing with a fully loaded bicycle on the camping ground of the Water Sport Association on the shores of the Weser. I nod and when I ask the group sitting in front of the RV if I…

„Good Bye“

Preparation With my new bicycle and 20 year-old maps I start my first tour from Minden to Remagen. Where my old maps still show forests and meadows, I now have to search my way through newly industrialized areas. I sleep somewhere in the woods and have no stove to boil water for my morning tea.…