Month: Sep 2016

The Iceni Rally 2016 – the first rally two-up was a success!

Back at home. Yesterday, I did the eight our Iceni Rally in East Anglia with Johannes as my pillion. We had quite a good plan worked out and started at 9 a.m. from Cambridge. The morning was basically a long ride on farm roads…

Let’s increase the handicap – the Iceni Rally 2016

After a very successful rallying year, it is time to have some fun. Last year, I had won the new Iceni Rally in East Anglia on my little Honda XBR 500, despite a “veteran” handicap. The rally is the shortest LD rally with only…

First place in the European Tour 2016 rally

That’s it. I knew it could be a very good result when I realized that nobody had went to Ireland as well. Apart from the problems at the Eurotunnel and the “breakdown” just before the finish, the ride went very smooth. I think it…

Arrived well at the finish of the European Tour 2016

I am back in the hotel room and I am waiting for my scoring. I arrived well at the finish in time. That is the most important thing, a clear improvement over the ET2014. These were some intense 6 days. I’ve ridden 7860 km…

Start of Leg 1 of the European Tour

After midnight. Route of the first leg of the ET2014 is planned. It will be a flower picking ride despite the rain. Leg 2 will bring a monster route, but I will decide it at the checkpoint hotel in Brno on Monday night. Yes,…

Leaving for the biggest rally this year: the European Tour 2016

Today I will start my detour to go to the starting place of the European Tour 2016, the only real multi-day rally in Europe, this time organized by IBA UK. I do have unfinished business here: two years ago, at the European Tour 2014,…