Category Archives: foreign road trips

Paxton-Ciclismo Classico Sicily Adventure Ride Report-23 Sep-4 Oct 2016

Paxton-Ciclismo Classico Sicily Adventure Ride Report by Rob Verfurth Serena and I recently returned from our first cycling tour. We were really guests of my old friends, Mark and Diane Paxton. The trip was oganized as a private tour by … Continue reading

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Northern Ireland Ride (by Eric Gruff)

A few pictures from my N. Ireland ride on Saturday. Riding on the left-hand side isn’t so bad once you get used to it. The drivers are about the same as here (mostly clueless and going way too fast), but … Continue reading

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Oleg’s Hamburg Ride Report (June 2014)

A lot of descenders spending time in Europe (Proulx and Hodges are there now, I think) – I ust returned from a trip to Hamburg, Germany this past June. I watched Germany play Brazil in World Cup, while in Hamburg, … Continue reading

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Beijing Ride Report (by Oleg)

Cycling in Beijing, China: This is the first time I brought my Ritchey with me to Asia. I have recently (since last December or so) travelled to China, Japan and Hong Kong but each time the combinations of the weather … Continue reading

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Riding in Bavarian Countryside

Next on my itinerary was Germany, namely Hohenkammer, a small village about 20 miles north of Munich. I had some free time and went out for a ride on my Ritchey. It was raining the day before and would rain … Continue reading

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The REAL Alpine Ride (climbing the Alps of Innsbruck, Austria) by Oleg

I was going to Austria and Germany (for conferences) and decided to bring my Ritchey, naturally. United Airlines normally charges $200 for regular bike as a luggage fee for an international flight – one way. So the entire trip with … Continue reading

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descenders A Descenders’ Weekend in Emilia Romagna Italy *by Bob Proulx

A Descenders’ Weekend in Emilia Romagna Italy by Bob Proulx This week I again had one of my European business trips and was scheduled to be in Bologna for the weekend. Fortunately, my business colleague was able to lend me … Continue reading

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