Oct 31

22km – 1.100hm

Es ist Samstag. Meine kurze Urlaubswoche neigt sich rasant dem Ende zu. Eine Tour in der Pfalz passt noch rein, bevor der Arbeitsalltag mich wieder einholt. SH hat mir ein gpx Track geschickt. Diese Tour um den Totenkopf soll leichter sein als die zwei vorherigen Tours von dieser Woche. Warum glaube ich das nicht? Habe ich recht gehabt? Lese weiter vom “Tag der Single-Trails”. Ich bin geschafft, aber ein Lächeln ist wie Stein gemeißelt auf meinem Gesicht.

Tag der Single Trails

Tag der Single Trails

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Oct 30

My bike needs a name. After tossing me over the handlebars last Sunday I’ve decided I need a name to hurl curses at. There’s no doubt that it is developing a personality – one with no qualms about bucking me off should I be careless or over confident. It makes a whining sound if I make it go on a road, so I’m thinking it’s male rather than female. Black and twitchy. Confident and competent.

So what should he be called? I’ll sleep on it. Something will come to me.

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Oct 28

Another tour in the Pfalz. A lad could get addicted to these forests and hills. Sensational flow. Today we were riding around Hauenstein, further into the Pfalz forest than the Leinsweiler Tour on Monday. We were rewarded with brilliant trail flow…

Trails galore around Hauenstein

Trails galore around Hauenstein

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Oct 26

It’s 10PM and I’m pretty tired, which means this post will have to be in my beloved mother tongue. Today I finally made it to the Pfalz for a tour on my Canyon Nerve XC. Trails and tribulation in every direction. Read on…

A first taste of the Pfalz

A first taste of the Pfalz

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Oct 25

Ich hatte eine Idee. Nimm ein kalten Herbsttag, steige auf’s Mountainbike, fahr ein paar Stunden durch Wind und Wetter. Damit mann innen nicht friert, nimm auch nette Gesellschaft mit. Komm vom Berg ‘runter mit gestressten Muskeln und gehe in die Therma in Bad Wildbad. Das war der Plan…

Tour nach Dobel

Tour nach Dobel

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Oct 23

The days are getting shorter and shorter. Never have I experienced the changing of the seasons as intensely as this year. Being out on my bike, or wanting to be out on my bike has made all the difference. I notice the weather, the lighting, the temperature. This week I have been at home more in the early evenings because I finished work too late for it to worthwhile heading out for a quick mountain bike ride. What to do…

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