Midweek In Hochsauerland

Medebach Hochsauerland After our previous trip to the Hochsauerland area, I promised to comeĀ back one day for more cycling and last week we made good on that promise. Like last time, we rented a cottage in Medebach, which is in ‘High Sauerland District’, the area where the highest ‘mountains’ are located. And while these, or …

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Up Next: Hochsauerland

Now that September seems to be done throwing record-breaking temperatures at us, it’s time for our next trip to theĀ ‘hilly’ area of Hochsauerland, Germany. If the trip to the Vosges was any indication of my abilities to handle that sort of terrain, I’d do well to plan my cycling adventures a little less enthusiastic, lest …

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Planning Short Trips

Although I stopped meticulously planning my season after everything got messed up in 2012 and 2013, due to unplanned short holidays in the hospital, I still do plan short cycling outings abroad. These are typically aimed at humiliating myself in ‘mountainous areas’, or at least anything that involves something more challenging than what the south …

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