hutzlmandl on tour

After a dry and chilly ride to Germany (!) and Denmark, I have returned to the rally base in Örebro. The ride went according to plan, I just lost some points...

OK, everything is ready and prepared. The route is fixed and this time I go for a bold move. There is a maximum limit of 2000 km for the rally, but...

So here I sit on board of the ferry boat to Sweden, watching the Baltic Sea. I just have finished the Smørgåsbord (Swedish buffet). Today was I sunny and quiet day....

Just a quick note before I leave the rally venue. I had a good ride, almost a perfect one. Due to a transcription error, I lost many points at the scoring...

Dear followers, I have arrived with the ferry in Hull this morning, accompanied by my old motorcycle chap Jo. We had a full English breakfast in Hull and decided to ride...

Dear followers, finally I managed to finish my report on the Brit Butt Rally 2013 of last year. Enjoy it!

Die Info gibt es hier. After twenty years of organising the legendary XBR-Alpentour, it’s time to say good-bye (see link)

Finally I finished the report on the European Road Rally last September. See here.

Well, after a 600 km back home and some 60 hrs without real sleep I am too tired for a long report. This was a great rally! My idea that the...

I left my BMW at the dealer for a 80000 km service and needed a substitute for a day. Much to my surprise, they provided me with the new  R1200 GS...

Finally, my favorite roads are on the menu: from Saturday on, I will guide my 20th XBR Alpentour. As the XBR still has the sick gear box, I’ll take the Sportboxer. Which is...

…is before the rally 😉 . The European Road Runner Rally starts in 10 weeks… 😀 I attended the final banquet and the award ceremony. It was announced that the minimum...

So I am sitting here in the hotel lobby and welcome the riders entering the building. The European riders seem well, except for Giel Kerckhof, who seems to have stopped…due to...

Dear all, these are my first words since 11 days ago…I have reached the finish line despite my sick gear box. But, as you know (Skye and Hampe, does this sound...

Robert has sent me a quick update before hitting the sack (that means going to bed …..) He’s had a relatively quiet 750 mile ride today.  The bike still runs perfect...

Robert sent me an email earlier today – except I didn’t receive it ….. So, I’ve just had a lengthy phone call bringing myself up to date with what is happening. ...

Just in case you were all wondering !!

Just had word from Robert that he has reached SLC again – (no, I don’t know what SLC is either !!) 5th is now working, but the gearbox is in a...

My blog tonights was going to be about how all was going well I received news from Robert this morning at 8.00am (midnight on Sunday in California) basically saying that in the...

Just as we were leaving Lillehammer this morning, a text came through from our hero !! As I need to be back home tomorrow for business meetings, I’ve had to wait...