hutzlmandl on tour

Stupid, stupid Robert …… After all of the talking that we did yesterday, he went and ignored it all …… In his words : “OK, here it comes: I WAS WRONG! MEA...

I spoke to Robert at 10.00am (his time) on Day 10. He has exactly 48 hours to get to the finish control before he is classed as DNF.  His Garmin is...

The morning started well – Robert went to NYC as planned and visited four locations.  One proved awkward – a statute of Alice in Wonderland in the Central Park – but the rest was...

…… two quick points for now : He knows that he now has enough points for a finish and is beginning to head for the final control.  There are still lots of...

So what happened on Monday ? Well, it was my first day back a the office after riding in the national rally.  In the morning I had a doctors appointment to...

Nearly up to date again ….. He only has 10 magic 12 rallies to ride now ……. He had an early start to the day and headed back over to Memphis, Nashville & Knoxville where he...

Remember this was written a couple of days ago …..   Robert has decided to go northeast, visiting some points from Leg 1 and he will go to New York – but during...

….. but first a quick and (very) recent update from Robert. I spoke to him les than an hour ago – I guess it must have been about 5.00am  on Day 8. He’s fine...

…. I’m back and the latest report will be up will be posted before lunchtime today

Robert is moving – which is good. Yesterday, the bike had less problems in the cool air of Colorado and the even better news is that the IBA world is now...

As Robert has got into the cooler air of Colorado, the bike is not misbehaving quite so much. I’ve spent most of this months profit for my firm in telephone conversations...

Robert is very tired after the first day of leg 2 His ride was good, but the bike continues to give problems.  The engine has now started cutting out in the...

….. but I’ve just realised that I haven’t given Pepa (Roberts better half) a name check yet in my reports ….. So Pepa – this one is just for you !!...

I know that Robert reads this blog each night.  (He doesn’t want his mobile filling up with messages – that is for emergencies only) Give him all the encouragement that you can....

So, lets just review where we are ….. Most of you will by now know that Robert is in 11th place after Leg 1 The moment I found this out, I...

….. including pictures of Robert …… https://goo.gl/photos/zkZPy9xfMftpmRWu8      

Well, leg 1 is done and dusted. Robert arrived at the checkpoint well before the cut off point He lost no points at the scoring and got what he feel is...

The bike stalled and cut out again today …… thankfully it’s going again More to follow later …….  

Day 2 has gone well for Robert and he is now about an hour into an 8 hour rest break – he is ahead of schedule at the moment. He started the day...