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Old 05-09-11, 02:57 PM   #1
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Just finished a bike tour through Germany, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, & Austria

Package deal. Self guided. All the hotel rooms were booked in advance and the luggage was shuttled between stops so all we had to carry was what we wanted for the day. Cycling distances were very light averaging about 28 miles per day on some of the nicest bicycle paths you will ever see.

Blogged about it here:
http://wewaitzfornoone.blogspot.com/...nd-busses.html
(The blog is about the whole trip. The first actual bike content is the post above)

Had a great time. Weather wasn't too bad. Saw lots of cool stuff. Seriously, if you like to ride enough to read this forum, you're insane if you don't do something like this at least once.

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Old 05-09-11, 06:05 PM   #2
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Sorry, this was posted in the 50+ forum for those members and moved here for some reason.
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Old 05-09-11, 07:58 PM   #3
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We have a touring forum for touring threads.
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Old 05-10-11, 08:39 PM   #4
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I'm glad to see this has returned. Significant activities of my fellow 50+ers are always of interest.
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Old 05-10-11, 08:41 PM   #5
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Old 05-10-11, 08:44 PM   #6
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I even have the bike for a tour of Austria. I hear there is a nice bike path along the Danube.
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Great post!! So great you made the trip and shared it with the 50+'rs. An inspiration.
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I would love to complete a ride like you did reverborma. Please tell us how long it took to ride across the entire conutry of Liechtenstein.
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Beautiful countryside over there. Thanks for posting.
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I would love to complete a ride like you did reverborma. Please tell us how long it took to ride across the entire conutry of Liechtenstein.
We spent a couple of hours in Liecthenstein because we rode slowly and stopped for a bit to take pictures. It's only about 22km wide! We'd have stayed longer but it wasn't time for another meal
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But surely there was enough time for pie!
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I just gotta scratch this off my bucket list. I gotta start making plans.
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Isn't touring the cat's meow? We did Austria a few years ago, and yes, Europe is the place to tour.
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Thanks for sharing on this forum (the only one I visit). I have toured along the Danube, Salzach, Mosel and Rhine rivers so I can relate to your experience.
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Donau Radweg [Danube Cyclepath] is a great ride. All down stream from Donaueschingen in the Black Forest to Vienna in Austria.
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