Tag Archives: Cycle touring

We Ride into Copenhagen!

Our ride starts out with a flat tire. And then my bike computer starts to act up, so our mileage for navigating gets thrown out. But we progress towards Copenhagen and ride down country roads and forested bike paths along … Continue reading

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Over the Bridge

We can’t ride across the bridge that joins Fyn to Sjaelland. It’s not just us, bikes are not allowed on the bridge at all. So in order to avoid a several hundred kilometer detour we hop on a train in … Continue reading

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A Gruesome Day on the Bike

We start today’s ride in the fog. A fog so thick we cannot see more than a block away. Once out of Horsens, it almost feels like we are in a horror movie. The fog eventually burns off and we … Continue reading

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Aarhus to Horsens

We leave Aarhus in bicycle rush hour. For the most part we are going against the flow so things are not too bad but there are still a few folks rushing to work or school headed in our direction. It … Continue reading

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Walking Aarhus

Today is city time. Haven’t been in a big city since we left Copenhagen 2 1/2 weeks ago. Aarhus is not really that big in population, 315,000 but it is real busy. There are crowds on the streets. The downtown … Continue reading

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Silkeborg

We tour the Silkeborg Lake Region this morning. It is a gentle boat ride through canals and across lakes for an hour to reach Himmelbjerget. There are swans and ducks paddling the waters. Houses, both old and modern, border the … Continue reading

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Ride into a Crowd

Silkeborg is a popular destination at the best of times but this weekend, the weekend we are passing through, there happens to be a big golf tournament in town. ‘Made in Denmark’ is a professional golf tournament put on by … Continue reading

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Carl-Henning Pedersen

A few days ago, we were in Ribe, the oldest city in Denmark, and visited the very old cathedral in the main square. The mosaics, stained glass windows and frescoes inside the church were modern and quite different than the … Continue reading

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Cyclocross All Day

Last night we sat and debated whether we should follow the highway with no bike lane or if we should follow the overland path. Even though the path through the hinterland is longer, we choose it. We definitely chose the … Continue reading

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Ribe to Nymindegab

Murray is kind to my legs today and we take the train north from Ribe to Varde. The train trip knocks about 30 km off what would have been a 73 km day. Knowing we have to ride for 5 … Continue reading

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