Balkan Leg 2 – Crossing the Alps

Sunday, June 10, 2018. Start at 10:15 am. Today's track is 345 km, starting at 10:15 am in Mauterndorf, arriving near Logatec/Slowenia at 7:50 pm. The weather is still nice when we come to St. Michael im Lungau. Later on we'll have some rain. As we didn't fuel up last evening, we have to do … Continue reading Balkan Leg 2 – Crossing the Alps

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Balkan Leg 1 – Fast Forward to the Alps

Saturday, June 9, 2018 Start at 7:45 am. Weather looks promising, however, it's not too warm. Plan for today is: cover some kilometer fast forward to get to the Alps soon and have some more fun riding the mountains. This is our track, 530 km for the first day. We take the Autobahn A8 from … Continue reading Balkan Leg 1 – Fast Forward to the Alps

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

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