„From the wild seas of the north to the highest mountain peaks of the south, through the enchanted forests of the east to the post-industrial high culture of the west. The Deutschland Rally is the ultimate adventure on your doorstep.“ – that’s all we know about the Rally so far. We will start in Hann.MündenContinue reading “The Route & The roadway”
Another big milestone achieved today: Aperoli is registered. After a little trouble it worked out (hello German bureaucracy!). Yeah! Ready for an after-work test ride. Todays target: 11km to the favorite burger place for dinner. After driving the first 3km.. rethinking if we could (or should) really drive 11km… a bit of rattling noises. SpeedometerContinue reading “hitting the road”
Sunday, fun day. Everything starts with a good breakfast. Followed by a car wash. Let’s get started. Go faster stripes to reduce the air resistance! Voila! Done for today.
Or 3… 2… 1… meins! Most of you guessed right: we are going to win the rally with a Mini Cooper. Why? Because between 1960 and 1972, the Mini won 32 rallies around the world, including three wins at Monte Carlo. Getting ready for „Deutschland Rally 2021“. Our Mini Cooper family is growing. We finalizedContinue reading “S O L D”
To shorten the waiting time until arrival of our youngtimer (best case: 4 days. Yeah!) – we started with the first rally training considering the rally rules: No GPS, No Navi, No Autobahn. All we’ll get is a Roadbook on the day of rally start. A Roadbook is a book including Tulip symbols to detailContinue reading “Rally Training #1”
Next challenge accepted: finding the perfect Rally Vehicle. Searching the World Wide Web with focus on the eBay world considering the Rally rules: Old schooler: 30+ years Youngtimer: 20+ years Freshman: 15+ years Electric: 0+ years Motorcycles & light-duty vehicles also allowed. The world of internet offers a huge choice of different car models: Lancia,Continue reading “Finding the perfect Rally Vehicle”
Hello & welcome to our new blog about our next adventure: The Deutschland Rally 2021! Hubby is a genius coming up with ideas (while he is (still) recovering from his motorcycle accident) thinking about the next adventure. This time on 4 wheels (a safe(r) choice for now). We watched others rallying through Asia before. SoContinue reading “The Deutschland Rally 2021”