Month: Sep 2014

Maintenance, maintenance….

Finally I received my numberplates and could ride the bike officially. I had already ordered new tyres for the old ones were really old (11 years). I printed the relevant pages of the repair manual and started to remove the front and rear wheel….

The king is dead – long live the king!

Well, I still have to write my report of the ET2014 Rally, but there are already some consequences…before the rally, I had spotted a bike by coincidence….It seemed to be the right bike for the Ironbutt Rally next year in the USA – very…

No more BMW?

If some of you wondered why my spot point didn’t move in the last 24h, here is the explanation. I had a brilliant ride yesterday, saw a lot of Spain. Picos de Europa, Gijon, Santander, Salamanca, the heart of Madrid, Cuenca, Valencia….everything was going…

First place after first leg!

A few lines before I finally go to bed. My first leg was very good. I went to Rome and back to the Alps where the checkpoint hotel is. standings see me in front (check the IBA Germany forum). As expected, leg 2 is…

On my way to the European Tour 2014

Dear followers, I am on my way to the rally highlight of the year – the European Tour 2014. It is organised jointly by the IBA Germany and the IBA Ireland. On Sunday morning, many riders will start from Stuttgart. Where to? None of…

Hutzlmandl goes publishing

Recently, I was invited by Germany’s largest magazine for motorbike travelling to write a few lines about somebody that is very loyal to a single motorcycle brand….well, it was immediately evident I knew a guy who falls in this category. The text is part…