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Random-roads.com – the website to document the bicycle journey of a lifetime. Cycling around the world for seven years. 

My roughly planned route

(Changes to the route may, and probably will occur due to wars, civil unrests, natural disasters, trigger-happy highwaymen or personal preferences)


Blog #0056 July 13, 2022 - Passing the Former Iron Curtain
Day 74 of my cycling journey – July 13, 2022 Once again I experienced a perfect cycling day with moderate temperatures, an overcast sky with a sunny disposition and only a slight wind...
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Blog #0055 July 12, 2022 - "Rage against the Machine" and the Cyclist on it
Day 73 of my cycling journey – July 12, 2022 Cycling from Stechow to Uchtspringe brought me 88 km westwards on a day which was characterized by a particularly harsh west wind. The sun...
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Blog #0054 July 11, 2022 - Through the Prussian Heartland
Day 72 of my cycling journey – July 11, 2022 A long day of cycling against the wind saw me pedalling right through the heart of the German capitol, Berlin. Passing all the main sights...
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Blog #0053 June 30 - July 10, 2022 - The Dash to Berlin
Days 61 – 71 of my cycling journey – June 30 – July 10, 2022 Time for my first vacation from cycling. After two months of cycling, I needed some time off. What better way than to meet...
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Blog #0052 June 29, 2022 - Deep into Saxony
Day 60 of my cycling journey – June 29, 2022 The weather forecast had been very bleak. Predicted were thunderstorms and continuing rain for the entire day. Having decided to make a...
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Blog #0051 June 28, 2022 - Arriving in Germany
Day 59 of my cycling journey – June 28, 2022 After the short distance I had cycled on the day before my schedule to reach Berlin on July 1 and to meet my wife there was getting tight....
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