Go Back  Bike Forums > Bike Forums > Touring
Reload this Page >

Boat-Bike Tours - Germany 2019 - info & tips?

Notices
Touring Have a dream to ride a bike across your state, across the country, or around the world? Self-contained or fully supported? Trade ideas, adventures, and more in our bicycle touring forum.

Boat-Bike Tours - Germany 2019 - info & tips?

Old 11-09-18, 01:45 PM
  #1  
Junior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Dec 2015
Location: Vancouver, BC...Canada
Posts: 24

Bikes: 1989 Specialized Allez Pro, 2007 Specialized S Works E5, 2009 Specialized Stumpjumper FSR Elite

Liked 4 Times in 2 Posts
Boat-Bike Tours - Germany 2019 - info & tips?

My wife and I will be doing a Boat-Bike tour of the Danube starting in Passau, Germany next fall and were wondering if anyone on the forum has done that trip? Any tips, suggestions, or advice would be helpful. The specifics are: Danube - Iron Gates tour, starting in Passau, Germany. Thank you!
bikefriday is offline  
Old 11-09-18, 03:43 PM
  #2  
Banned
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: NW,Oregon Coast
Posts: 43,598

Bikes: 8

Liked 1,361 Times in 867 Posts
Ride the Levee top roads on the banks of the Danube , Passau to Vienna or Budapest,
and take the boat back up River again.

No, I came South from Prague thru Linz, then rode up the roadway to Passau ,
(lots of bike traffic was going the other way ) then turning west, into Bavaria

Solo.. 1991..

try the tourist information links that exist now that did not, then...






.....
fietsbob is offline  
Old 11-09-18, 06:15 PM
  #3  
Bike touring webrarian
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: San Francisco, CA
Posts: 2,077

Bikes: I tour on a Waterford Adventurecycle. It is a fabulous touring bike.

Liked 98 Times in 55 Posts
My wife (a non-bike tourist) and I took a one-week boat and bike excursion in 2017. It started and ended in Passau going all the way to Budapest before turning around. Everyone on the cruise rode bikes and we had routes to ride every day. It isn’t bike touring by my definition, but it was enjoyable and at a level my wife could enjoy, as well.

i wrote an article about my experience that you might find informative.
raybo is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Machka
Touring
84
12-23-20 01:58 PM
gugie
Classic & Vintage
304
08-21-20 02:09 PM
icicle
Australia-New Zealand Rides and Events
4
09-15-19 11:34 PM
jppe
Fifty Plus (50+)
2
01-31-19 01:18 PM
5kdad
Touring
26
11-10-18 04:40 PM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Your Privacy Choices -

Copyright © 2024 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.