• Bike Route: Frankfurt to Heidelberg (119 km) When we first moved to Germany in 2011 we lived just outside of Mannheim. There was a small forest to the west and north of us and both made for a nice ride in the woods. We visited Heidelberg several times while we lived there from 2011-2014. We […]

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  • Ever since we moved to Wiesbaden in 2014 I have wanted to ride my bike along the Rhein River from Wiesbaden to Koblenz. It is such a beautiful view with the river and vineyards on the hills and the many castles. Since I have been in Germany this long I am using the German spelling […]

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  • I now have a Brompton folding bike and can easily carry it in my car. I do not like to walk for more than 30 minutes at a slow pace. Most towns and cities I have visited in Europe will take a couple of hours to walk around and see everything. So, I got to […]

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  • I now have a Brompton folding bike and can easily carry it in my car. I do not like to walk for more than 30 minutes at a slow pace. Most towns and cities I have visited in Europe will take a couple of hours to walk around and see everything. So, I got to […]

    Les Waller
  • How to Take Folding Bikes on Buses There are plenty of times that I have ridden from our apartment to the downtown area and it is all downhill. The problem is that after walking downtown for several hours I am too tired to ride my bike all the way back up the hill. So the […]

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  •   The best way for me to tour the Rhine River would be to ride the train part way and ride my folding bike part way. So the question I have is, “Can You Bring a Folding Bike on a Train?” I have done some research and here is what I have found out about […]

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  • Now that I’ve got a Brompton folding bike, I have to ask, “How does one bring a folding bicycle onto an airplane?” You can bring it on as a carry-on or put it into folding bike luggage and check the bag, or check it as a bike with minimal wrapping. It all depends on the […]

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  • What is the Best Folding Bike for Touring? I have wanted to tour the Rhine River with my city bike, but it is way too cumbersome to get to and from the river. A folding bike would be best for the task. I have done some research to find out what is the best folding […]

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