hutzlmandl on tour

Hi Folks, the rally is over and as I suspected, John has won it with a cracking ride. My planning was very good, I had spent a lot of time in...

Well, I was on a nice day out this morning and when chasing a Hayabusa at some 225 km/h (140 mph) on the Autobahn 🙂 , I suddenly noted that something...

Well, it took quite a while….I had purchased the Pan with a certain purpose: it should become my bike for the Ironbutt Rally 2015. Well, I decided to pull out from...

When I was reflecting what type of rally or ride could be done in Belgium, things seemed to be complicated: the country is simply too small to do a SS1600 there...

Day 1: Customer decides that a new steering bearing is needed for his bike. He  identifies the closest Honda dealer and rides there. He makes an appointment for day 5. Day...

I went with the new tyres on my first trip with the Pan: an IBA Germany Ride to Eat to the Black Forest. Within a wink of an eye I passed...

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...

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...

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....

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...

Hi folks, just a few lines from the house of John Young who has me as a guest. We’re back safe from the rally and I still can’t believe it –...

I thought I need some more rally practice before the big European Rally this year, so I enrolled for the Brit Butt Light Rally. It is similar to the Brit Butt...

The other day, I cleaned the shed and finally could access my collector’s item…my 1986 XBR in new condition. Well, I saw I had to take care a bit of the...

Tomorrow morning I will leave for Sweden to participate in the Scandinavian Rally. It is the first time for me to do a rally in Sweden and it’s the first time...

Dear all, when you read this, I’ll be on the ferry to Hull and on my way to Castleford where the rally starts on Saturday morning. More information will follow tomorrow....

When you read this, I have left already for the European Road Runner Rally 2013. This year, the “German Butt Rally” has a certain twist. It was jointly organised by IBA Germany together...

I had planned to visit the points of Grim’s Motorcycle Legends Trail in Britain and Ireland, but this year, I have taken the opposite decision than last year. The weather forecast...