The CBF is dead, long live the CBF

March 2016 I got my brand new Honda CBF1000F at km 0: Unfortunately I was involved in an accident this September 2017 at km 48,422 and my CBF was totaled: https://djangotours.wordpress.com/2017/11/01/black-smart-crashed-my-motorcycle/ That gave me the chance to rethink, what motorcycle I would like to continue to ride: a Kawasaki Versys, a CB 1100 again (owned … Continue reading The CBF is dead, long live the CBF

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Black Smart crashed my Motorcycle

Tuesday, September 26, 5 pm, commuting home, odometer 48,422 km The young lady decided to leave her parking place with her little black Smart and did not watch out for the passing motorcycle rider (me). The car hit me right side, ripping the motor and making me to lean left. Counter steering caused a turn … Continue reading Black Smart crashed my Motorcycle

LEG 8 – Kronstadt – Konstanza

Saturday, September 9, 2017 Kronstadt, 7.40 am, 14°C, partly cloudy. Bucarest is already 17°C sunny, Konstanza 18°C foggy. Today's the day of the R2E (ride to eat) meeting of the IBA Germany, meeting point for the group picture: Saturday, 09.09.2017, 4 pm at Constanta - Comandamentul Marine, Position: N44°10'21.74" E 028°39'53.81" More info: https://forum.ironbutt.org/index.php?threads/r2e-konstanza-schwarzes-meer-09-september-2017.1006/ The leg … Continue reading LEG 8 – Kronstadt – Konstanza

Leg 7 – Merry Go Round in Transylvania

Friday, September 8, 2017. Kronstadt, 14°C in the morning, mostly sunny. After all these kilometer of the last days I feel a little tired. Better plan for today is to relax a little. However, there are 3 major topics: visit Prejmer fortified church ride the Bogata pass explore the Transylvanian Plateau Today’s track is 248 km. … Continue reading Leg 7 – Merry Go Round in Transylvania

Leg 6 – Riding the Transfăgărășan to Dracula Castle

Thursday, September 7, 2017. Hermannstadt, 14°C in the morning. Sun and blue sky. Yessss! Today's track is 318 km. Destination is Kronstadt (Brașov), where I plan to stay the next two nights. The highlight of the day is riding the Transfăgărășan. The Transfăgărășan was featured in a segment of the British TV show Top Gear, … Continue reading Leg 6 – Riding the Transfăgărășan to Dracula Castle

Leg 4 – Exploring the Transylvanian Plateau from Klausenburg to Hermannstadt

Tuesday, September 5. Klausenburg (Cluj-Napoca), 15°C and clear sky in the morning. Plan for today is a tour thru the Transylvanian Plateau to go to Hermannstadt, visit Mediasch, one of the oldest towns in Transylvania and pass some old fortified churches of the Transylvanian Saxxons. Here's the 361 km track of today. From Klausenburg I … Continue reading Leg 4 – Exploring the Transylvanian Plateau from Klausenburg to Hermannstadt

Leg 3 – Thru the Apuseni Mountains to Transylvania

Monday, September 4. Oradea, rain, 13°C in the morning. From https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oradea: "Oradea's current architecture is a mix of Communist-era apartment buildings, mainly in the outer quarters, and beautiful historical buildings that are remnants of the era when the city was part of Austria-Hungary. In addition to many Baroque buildings, Oradea is remarkable for its particularly rich … Continue reading Leg 3 – Thru the Apuseni Mountains to Transylvania