The Danube Bike Trail 2014

Biking the Danube – Part 7

It is pleasant to have been at a place the way a river went. – Thoreau Tulln to Vienna -25.5 Miles Based on the fact that the daily mileage information was given in “approximate” distances and those, for the most… Read More ›

Biking the Danube – Part 6

Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of a bike ride.  –J.F.K. Weissenkirchen to Tulln    -35.1 Miles We awoke to another cold and rainy day.  Breakfast wasn’t going to be served until 8:00 AM, so there was no reason to get… Read More ›

Biking the Danube – Part 5

  It never gets easier, you just go faster – Greg Lemond Ardagger Stift to Weissenkirchen  -51.25 Miles Our luck has run out.  The monsoons have arrived. We woke up this AM to a very rainy and gloomy day.  Nothing… Read More ›

Biking the Danube – Part 4

It is the unknown around the corner that turns my wheels,               -Heinz Stucke Linz to Ardagger Stift  -39 miles Today the big concern was weather.  Mike’s weather app was not very optimistic about the day at all.  It was… Read More ›

Biking the Danube – Part 3

 People don’t take trips. Trips take people.    – John Steinbeck   Saint Agatha  to Linz    – 40 miles Mike set the alarm for 7:00 and we went from there.  We had to pack and then put our suitcases in the… Read More ›

Biking the Danube – Part 2

Don’t push the river, it flows by itself.  – Fritz Perls Passau to St. Agatha    -25.5 miles  (before the hotel shuttle) Mike is not excited about the bikes we have.  They are 21-speed, but heavy.  He has started calling them… Read More ›

Biking the Danube – Part 1

Passau, Germany No, no! The adventures first, explanations take such a dreadful time.   – Lewis Carroll I don’t feel bad at all about giving dreadful explanations!  Our planned day and ½ in Passau was shortened to one day after our… Read More ›