Tag Archives: bicycle

Newsletter 2013/12 [DE]

Newsletter 2013/12 [DE]   Liebe BaltiCCyclisten! Seit März gab es keinen "ordentlichen" BaltiCCycle-Rundbrief mehr. Und so kommt dieser Newsletter kurz bevor Weihnachten über uns herein bricht. Natürlich ist seit dem – wie immer – viel passiert. Die wichtigste persönliche Änderung schlägt sich in der Änderung meines Nachnamens nieder (ich habe geheiratet). So hat sich vieles in meinem Leben geändert. Doch die Fahrräder bleiben. Also hier ein Überblick der Dinge die sich im vergangenen Jahr getan haben. Unten ausführliche Nachrichten zu: Was hat sich in Vilnius und…

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Allgemeiner Überblick der Fernrouten in den Baltischen Staaten (Liste)

Distances Cycle Routes in the Baltic States Fahrradrouten in den Baltischen Staaten   Estonia * Estland * Eesti (EE) Route Description/Beschreibung Km Code Estonian National Cycle Route No.1 A) Narva (Ivangorod, RUS)-Tallinn 311 Ee1a . B) Tallinn-Ikla? (Ainaži, LV) 670 Ee1b Estonian National Cycle Route No.3 Valga (Valka, LV) – Narva 402 Ee3 Estonian National Cycle Route No.4 Valga-Tallinn? 603 Ee4   Latvia * Lettland * Latvija (LV) Route Description/Beschreibung Km Code   in the Book "Latvia by bicycle" West of RigaRiga-LT border/Grenze (Klaipeda) plus extra…

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EuroVelo13 „Iron Curtain Trail“

No. 13 The Iron Curtain Trail  experiencing the history of Europe’s division For almost half a century, Europe was forcibly divided into East and West by the „Iron Curtain“, a border stretching from the Barents Sea to the Black Sea. The European cycle track Iron Curtain Trail invites people to retrace and experience this important part of the continent’s history. English: www.ironcurtaintrail.eu/en/ Die Radroute am „Eisernen Vorhang Für nahezu ein halbes Jahrhundert teilte der Eiserne Vorhang Europa gewaltsam in Ost und West. Diese Teilung des Kontinents mit dem…

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[LT1] Dzūkija

Pictures of this region     [LT1] Dzukija: The South East / der Südosten {{picLT1}} First – leave Vilnius to the Famous water castle of Trakai. Then, turn South. You will cross the hilly land of the Regional park Auštadvaris (and you will see, why they sometimes name it "Switzerland"), then enter the deep forest of the Dzukija, cut by big and small rivers. The wooden villages in the forests have often so few land, that sometimes it is even difficult to find a cow. It's said…

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EuroVelo10

EuroVelo 10 EuroVelo 10 runs around Baltic Sea. Some of its parts are mapped on OpenStreetMap project [2]. On the state of the route there is an OpenStreetMap wiki page [3] Map of the EuroVelo 10 Route http://www.openstreetmap.org/?relation=63584 for the Baltic States in Lithuania it is identical with the Sea coast cycle trail (LT5); in Estonia it is signed as the National Route No. 1; for Latvia you can find the cycling description on „Latvia by Bicycle“ (sorry, there is no special infrastructure there, yet),BaltiCCycle regions for Latvia: LV1 (the West) and LV2 (NorthEast)   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/EuroVelo#EuroVelo_10 No. 10 the Baltic Sea Route („Hansering“):   

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International Routes, Long distance

  Long-distance cycle routes in the Baltic States on all Routes  there are English or German language descriptions available. They are made here in den Baltic states by local cyclists – who knows the situation better? and often used in mass rides. You may purchase them seperately or in an information package via the shop. ong distance routes (119)  .. are the connections between the four main places in the Baltic States: the three capitals Vilnius, Riga and Tallinn plus the Sea port of Klaipeda, close to the famous Curonian…

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[LT1] Warszawa-Vilnius

Route for GPS: https://cycling.waymarkedtrails.org/#route?id=2766981&map=5!53.4415!23.8162   In the East – close to the border to Belarus – you find nature: Forests and rivers, and therefor also some National parks (Wigry in Poland, Dzukija in Lithuania. Still, this region is much less tourist than others (Mazuria in Poland or the Lithuanian coast). And the infrastructure is less developed and more like an adventure We did it in 2003: 159 cyclist „tried“ this route between the two capitals of Poland and Lithuania. This route in future shall become…

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