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Old 05-09-07, 10:54 AM   #1
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Unexpected 10 days off!

NEW!!!! Photos from my trip. I rode the Romantische Strasse from Füssen on the Austrian border back home to Frankfurt.

http://s98.photobucket.com/albums/l2...slideshow=true


I just found out I haven't got any (much) work next week, so I have ten days off in a row. AND, the missus is going away with her family, so I can head out on the road. Hmmm, where should I go, where should I go? How about I head to the Alps, and roll all the way down to Hamburg!

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Old 05-09-07, 11:42 AM   #2
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Considering that I get 13 days of vacation and my boss won't let me take time w/o pay, I think I hate you the most.
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Old 05-09-07, 02:08 PM   #4
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I might as well jump in. I mildly dislike you -- but if my summer turns ugly and I can't get away I might come to hate you as well.
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so go visit cyclezealot in southern France or Xilios in the Netherlands...

Or ride the Danube

just remember you will owe us pics...
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How can I hate a fellow cyclotourist?
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Go ahead, ride in the Alps. Just make sure that you bring some serious rain gear and some warm wool clothing or you may think twice before teasing the other cyclists again!
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True. We don't REALLY hate you. Have an awesome trip....
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I'm pretty sure I hate you. I get to take a law school final exam in 3 hours.
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I don't hate you only b/c I turned in my thesis this morning have 11 days before I leave for my 2 year vacation. How's it feel when the hated becomes the hater? Hope you have a wonderful trip!
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Considering that I get 13 days of vacation and my boss won't let me take time w/o pay, I think I hate you the most.
Same here, but I've got 11. I'm not sure how I feel about this whole young professional thing.

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Enjoy your trip - the alps are wonderful!
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NEW!!!! Photos from my trip. I rode the Romantische Strasse from Füssen on the Austrian border back home to Frankfurt.

http://s98.photobucket.com/albums/l2...slideshow=true
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Nice slides - thanks for sharing.

So how long is that ride on the Romantische Strasse? My wife & I have dreamed about it and I wondered if there are separate bike lanes up through the hills. Looks like you were on bike path for much of your ride?
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It is bike path the whole way except for 4 km. On a bike route of 440 km, that's a pretty good percentage.

Bike routes around here mean no cars.
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