Month: May 2012

New Toscana report released

Guckst Du “Tour Reports”: Toscana 2012

“Another epic failure in the long history of IBA rallies…”

…that’s what I heard on Sunday evening. A lot of things have happened during my last post and they all deserve a long detailled report, but let me summarize briefly the facts: In France, the warning light of the charging voltage lit. I had to decide what…

Plan the ride, ride the plan

This was a tough planning until 00:30 a.m. The rally master didn’t make it very easy. Rough planning includes a trip over to France (Yes! From Leeds!) and an extensive treasure hunting in London before going back north. Keep fingers crossed! I try to…

Waiting for the riders meeting….

Tonight I had a rather unquiet night, the vibrations from the ship .made it difficult to get some sleep. After arrival in Kingston-upon-Hull, I first searched an ATM to get some local money. I get decided to use the morning to visit locations of…

Cruising…

Greetings from the “Pride of York” – I’m on the overnight ferry Zeebrugge to Hull. Spent some quids in this satellite connection…

Preparing for the Brit Butt Rally 2012

Last preparations for the BBR 2012 that starts on saturday 6 a.m. Motorbike, gear, tools, technical gadgets….ticking off check lists. Hopefully I am better prepared than last year! Tomorrow I’ll take the ferry from Zeebrugge to Hull. Friday evening is the Odometer check and…