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European Tour - Summer/Autumn 2017

Hi there!
I'm planning to cycle around Europe this year, starting at the end of July/beginning of August, leaving from London. I was a pushbike courier in London for 4 years and although I have no experience when it comes to long-distance riding, I'm totally up for the challenge. I'll be cycling around England in July in order to practice and gain confidence.
I'm taking along my video/photography gear in order to document the whole experience and I'm interested in exploring alternative lifestyles and communities that I find on my path. I haven't yet defined the route I'm taking, so things are still very flexible. Just to give you an idea, the countries I'm almost certain to be passing by are England, Belgium, Holland, Germany, Czech Republic, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia, Italy, also possibly crossing France, Switzerland, Montenegro, Albania, Greece.
If anyone would be interesting in joining me on the journey or part of it, one would be most welcome!

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Good job!

don't miss the "green" Slovenia :)
Marco from Trieste

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European Tour

Hi! We are currently on a european bike tour - we began a month ago and will hopefully finish in a year. Maybe we could meet along the way?

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Hi there! Thanks for replying

Hi there! Thanks for replying!
Would you be willing to share what route you have in mind? Where are you now and where are you planning to go to?
Then i have a better idea and can work around that.
I hope we can meet around! xx

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Interested

Hi, I want to do a trip earlier, but if I don't leave before July, I would love to join you and whoever else is interested. I have only done a 3 day bicycle trip which I did last week in preparation for a longer trip. I did 80 kilometers each day.

Can you keep me updated on your plans?

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Hello Antonio!

Hello Antonio!

It's been a while since you messaged me, sorry for late reply. Where are you and what do you have in mind?
I'm planning to leave London in July (whenever I'm ready really).

Let's stay in touch and work it out somehow!

xx

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Hey!

Hey!
We are leaving at the beginning of July for almost the same trip! (just adding copenhagen, Berlin, krakow, and probably Belgrade)
We love alternative place, music discovery and urbex. Most of our trip will be in wildcamping.
Could be funny to share a part of the trip!
We will see where we are at the first of august ;) (I would say Berlin, but nothing sure!)

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Hello there!

Hello there!
Thanks for your message!

Where are you leaving from? It'd be great to meet and ride along ;)

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hey!

Hello!
We are currently biking in Brittanny and we will really start the 1st of July in Belgium.
We will be beginning of august in Berlin. , we can stay in touch and try to meet in Germany/Poland/around there?
Bye!

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Hello! I'll be following the

Hello! I'll be following the Canal du Midi some time at the end of September, and then following the Camino de Santiago, sometime in the first weeks of October!

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Summer 2017

Hello!

My vacation starts on July 29th and ends on August 21st. During that time I will be cycling somewhere in Bosnia, Montenegro, Croatia...

Feel free to contact me if time overlaps :)

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Hi Maira

Because I have exactly the same idea and plan as you, that is visiting alternative communities in several countries, I would very much like to do it together with you. I am intested to visit these countries: Hungary, Croatia, Italy, witzerland, Montenegro, Albania, Greece. Pls get in touch with and let me know when you are where.
Take care,
Nadine

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Hello, I'm also looking to do

Hello, I'm also looking to do my first bike tour in Europe in Mid August. I plan to leave from Dover at around the 11th of August being in Holland for the 13th of August. I also plan to cycle through Belgium, Holland and Germany but then plan to go to Sweden. Would like a buddy but i think i may be a bit behind you!!

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August Frankfurt to athens

Wow, there are so many of us on the road, hopefully some random meetups will happen!

I'm leaving Frankfurt on the 7 Aug, aiming to get to athens on the 1st. sept. Pondering eurovelo 15 then 5. Unless I'm making good time then will go the longer route down route 8 instead of 5.
If any one else is on a bit of this around then drop me a mail.

Good Luck everyone.

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Hi Everybody,

Hi Everybody,
I'm leaving on 26th july also from Clermont Ferrand in the middle of France for a bicycle trip through france - italy - balkans.. and then who knows :). My itinerary is roughly Clermont Ferrand - Valence - Torino -( bus )-> Venezia - Udine - Ljubjana - Croatia
I'll be glad to share the road with a partner...
see you later mates,
Bruno

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Lille - Athens

Hey everyone,

It's great to know there will be a bunch of us riding across Europe this summer !
For my part, I will be leaving Lille (France's North's capital) early August, and following three different Eurovelos routes I will be passing by :

Belgium -> Holland -> Germany -> Czech Republic -> Austria -> Slovenia -> Croatia -> Montenegro -> Albania -> Greece

It will be my first biketrip ever too, so I would be glad to have companions on this adventure, or at least some stages of it !
Cheers,

Barthélémy

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Danube Late Aug to Sep

Hi Barthelemy

I am thinking about doing Austria to Hungary during late Aug to Sep along the Danube. Would you happen to be along the way?

Elvera

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Sounds similar to what I'm

Sounds similar to what I'm doing. I will be leaving Paris on August 7th going north through Belgium and the Netherlands. Let me know if you want to meet up! alley @ qpdx dot com is my email address.

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European adventure!

Wow, what a great response from the community!

I will also be doing a European trip this summer (with some trains/ buses to help speed up the process sometimes). I think I'm going the opposite direction you are though, however, keep us updated! It would be cool to meet up in a country somewhere along the way!

Good luck!

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European Tour - Summer/Autumn 2017

Hi,

I plan to do Cambridge UK to Switzerland starting early September. I'll follow the border of France and Belgium (Lille, les ardennes) before heading south to Switzerland (through potentially Verdun, Nancy, or Luxembourg and alongside the Rhein). My route is not really defined yet. If anyone is around at that time, I'll be happy to share few miles with you.

Cheers and enjoy your rides !

Géraud

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It seems like we might be

So many of us traveling at random overlapping spots. I hope some of us meet!

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Hi!

Hi!
I'm planning on France/Switzerland in September - starting in the first week of September in Nice and going North to Switzerland and will meander across to Venice. Planning on around 100k a day and mainly in the mountains but will see :-)
Hope to see some others on the road!

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France

hey! My and 3 friends are cycling from La Rochelle up the coast to Nantes and across to Orleans 20-26th September. Would be great if you're close to join us? We're on a bit of a schedule due to holidays from work unfortunately. Aiming to cover 80-100km a day. X

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poland

Hello :)
We are currently in krakow and going to Budapest / Vienna. Somebody around ?
Have a great day!

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Vienna

Hey, I am currently in Praha and expecting to arrive in Vienna next week-end !
Cheers

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anyone interested europe tour

anyone interested europe tour next year somewhere march onward? open for suggestion

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Hi, im currently in pula in

Hi, im currently in pula in croatia and looking to go east in the next few weeks (serbia-romania/bosnia-montenegro-albania)
If its on your way somehow ill be glad to join.

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Hi! I'm flying to Europe in

Hi! I'm flying to Europe in mid-October and was wondering whereabouts you think you will be by then? Definitely on the lookout for a partner for at least part way! 

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I land in London on Oct 11th

I land in London on Oct 11th and am open to routes , was pondering south to eurovelo 8. What you pondering?

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October

Im pondering.  First I may ferry to Spain then ride to  Portugal ...

 

I'm open to any route

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european tour

Hi,

I will begin my tour at september 20th from France.

Is there anyone in the road in Europe at this moment ?

Paul

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on september 25th I'll start

on september 25th I'll start the Canal du Midi from Sete, in France

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November

Are you still on road? I'm pondering eurovelo route 8.... anyone else on that route 

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Hey guys, i cycled the last

Hey guys, i cycled the last weeks from Halle( East Germany)to Budapest with a friend. She is leaving in the next days and would like to continue to Belgrad, is Somebody around Budapest and would like to join? xx

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Montenegro / Albania

Hey guys ! I am on my way to Montenegro (should be there in a couple of days) and then Albania, is anyone in the area and wants to ride along ? Cheers, Barth

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An idea...

It would be great to be able to pinpoint our position when on tour and to see where is the closest traveller of the community, what do you think?

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I agree. It would be a great

I agree. It would be a great feature.  Loads of problems and issues surrounding it no doubt.

Maybe if you could just make it avialable to a chosen few, or only have it narrowed down to certain distances, etc.

But when you have been days on the road seeing a friendly face would be most welcome... Not every one you meet wants to talk about bikes or saddle sores

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I agree. It would be a great

I agree. It would be a great feature.  Loads of problems and issues surrounding it no doubt.

Maybe if you could just make it avialable to a chosen few, or only have it narrowed down to certain distances, etc.

But when you have been days on the road seeing a friendly face would be most welcome... Not every one you meet wants to talk about bikes or saddle sores

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I agree. It would be a great

I agree. It would be a great feature.  Loads of problems and issues surrounding it no doubt.

Maybe if you could just make it avialable to a chosen few, or only have it narrowed down to certain distances, etc.

But when you have been days on the road seeing a friendly face would be most welcome... Not every one you meet wants to talk about bikes or saddle sores

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I agree. It would be a great

I agree. It would be a great feature.  Loads of problems and issues surrounding it no doubt.

Maybe if you could just make it avialable to a chosen few, or only have it narrowed down to certain distances, etc.

But when you have been days on the road seeing a friendly face would be most welcome... Not every one you meet wants to talk about bikes or saddle sores

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An idea...

I agree. It would be a great feature.  Loads of problems and issues surrounding it no doubt.

Maybe if you could just make it avialable to a chosen few, or only have it narrowed down to certain distances, etc.

But when you have been days on the road seeing a friendly face would be most welcome... Not every one you meet wants to talk about bikes or saddle sores

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An idea...

I agree. It would be a great feature.  Loads of problems and issues surrounding it no doubt.

Maybe if you could just make it avialable to a chosen few, or only have it narrowed down to certain distances, etc.

But when you have been days on the road seeing a friendly face would be most welcome... Not every one you meet wants to talk about bikes or saddle sores