Posts in category Tübingen – My home city

48., 49. & 50. At home!

Now I’m back at my normal home. Tübingen! Good thing that a construction site was greeting me so nice. Tübingen is the city of construction sites. A wonderful city that is pretending a bit ecologically , but it is “no cycling city” (that says our local local newspaper recently, called “Schwäbisches Tagblatt”). I write these […]

5. & 6. Riding not writing

Riding and writing at the same time is difficult . In the evening you have to watch football and further you have to eat some stuff . French stuff. Very good stuff. In Saint-Genix-sur-Guiers: Still one thought: In Monthey (Switzerland) there is a Tübingen Square. But in Tübingen there’s no Monthey square. That has to […]

1. Look as serious as a politican

My first stage through the Black Forest is achieved. I am in Kehl (at Strasbourg) and I am looking here very serious with my first accomodation possibility. Exercising for my politicians career. With a baby unicorn! Tübingen – Pfäffingen – Freudenstadt – Kehl 121 km

Exercise Tour 4 : Tübingen – Ehningen

My final exercise tour was between Tübingen and Ehningen on Wednesday. Now I’m absolutely prepared. 🙂 Well. My preparation kilometers including the tour to Ehningen (45 kilometers ) were 147. In the first two days I will already have doubled that. In half an hour my tour starts anyway. To Kehl (it’s near Straßburg, but […]

Exercise Tour 3: Tübingen-Lustnau to Kirchentell...

On Sunday I rode to the quarry of Kirchentellinsfurt (some time with very good company). Then back to my home in Lustnau, continuing to Bebenhausen and back again. Indeed this tour included only 22 kilometers, however, I need only to fivefold to sevenfold my ridden kilometers for starting Sunday. Then I have my pensum for […]

About preparation and non-preparation

A very good pub-comrade, Ulrich Stolte (Link is in german), is just on the way to Santiago de Compostella. And yes, he started in my hometown Tübingen not too long ago. On his blog he describes his arduous journey. He essentially walks the Camino, but he’s also quite deviated from the official way (Lyon is […]

Exercise Tour 1: Tübingen to Rottenburg

Today I made my first little tour. I’m still completely unfit. That’s why I have to start anytime. I want to achieve 100 kilometers per day during my tour starting in June. That’s going to be hard. Therefore, these 20 kilometers from my hometown Tübingen to Rottenburg am Neckar were just a little preliminary.