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Old 05-06-11, 09:05 AM   #1
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Planning a summer cycling vacation

I've enjoyed other friends' photo reports of bike holidays, and I hope to offer up some reports and pics of the thing I've just booked

Vienna to Budapest, alongside the Danube but with some hilly detours. 6 Days @ maybe 60 miles pd

A few months before we take off - it'll be late August. Yipee

Using rented bikes, which simplifies transport - Trek FX 7.3. Spouse love the 7.5 she's used here, and I find it hard to keep up with her, so that should be just fine.

I can't wait
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Sounds great, I would love to do something like that some day. Don't forget to post the pics with descriptions.
"be safe"
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Sweet.... I look forward to your pics.
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On your own or group ride? Sounds heavenly.
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WOG: Why not set up a blog and give daily updates/reports? Just an idea....
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bike holidays. I hope to offer up some reports and pics of the thing I've just booked

Vienna to Budapest, alongside the Danube but with some hilly detours. 6 Days @ maybe 60 miles pd

Using rented bikes, which simplifies transport. I can't wait
Bump. No pictures yet - I'm just back from the airport, and the camera needs to be re-charged.

A great trip. Highlights - watching the Olympic bike race rehearsal in London (Cavendish won!), using bikes to take a little day trip from a great pub/hotel in Suffolk UK, and riding alongside the Danube for a week in VERY HOT weather - and that's coming from a Middle East resident!

Many great things about the trip, and I fully intend to add photos and short descriptions - but one of the most impressive things was how bicycling is treated in Austria, Hungary, Slovakia, as a welcome and primary part of road usage.

More later
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looking forward to pix and blurbs.
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