10 Miles of Asphalt Trails Between Hohenfels and Kallmunz

Beautiful VIews Between Hohenfels and Kallmunz

  If you enjoy running, cycling, or taking long walks, you’re going to love living in and traveling in Germany. There are bike paths all over in the bigger cities, and drivers are more accustomed to bike traffic on roads here than they are in the States. Even in small … Continue reading

How Cycling Helped Me Lose Weight: The Shrinking Dad’s Story

Covered Bridges Ride

This is a guest post written by my college friend, Mike Franklin. Here are Part 1 and Part 2 of his story, and I hope you’ll come back next Friday for Part 4! A large part of my weight loss and blood pressure dropping involved cycling. Not being from the … Continue reading

Stepping It Up for the Trekking Challenge

As if I weren’t already acutely aware of how little endurance work I’ve done since we left Colorado, I learned last week about a challenge that USAG Wiesbaden’s MRW is holding this summer called the Trailblazers Club. From now until September 14th, participants can opt to work toward one of … Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday: Cycling to Rudesheim

Cycling from Wiesbaden to Rudesheim

On Memorial Day, we cycled 20 miles from Wiesbaden to nearby Rudesheim,
along the Rhine River. We went to the Niederburg Castle & Wine Museum,
and we enjoyed beautiful views. I’m so thankful that we spent
this Memorial Day together instead of apart!

 

Then, and Only Then, May You Quit

Someday, I’ll have children who’ll say, “I can’t”. When that happens, I might just make them read this post. *** My fingers are puffy and red, and I can barely feel my thumbs. I only own finger-less cycling gloves, and they don’t do the job when it’s 55 degrees (Farenheit) … Continue reading

Chick-fil-A Ride for Heroes

I’ve spent much of Nick’s deployment running. Training runs, social runs, and races have popped up on my calendar almost daily since March, so it’s been a fun and challenging change of pace to begin road biking this summer. I adopted my road bike, Doris, in June, and have tried … Continue reading

Cycling in Small Town Missouri

Guest post by Jennifer Wassenaar Growing up in Farmington, Missouri, my older sister and I would ride our bikes up and down the street, to the park that was behind our home and to our grandparents’ houses.  I even remember mastering the art of riding with no hands. As I … Continue reading

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