Pretty much one year ago, we started the “Deutschland Rally”. Now we are taking Aperoli on tour again: Bella Italia! It’s not exactly a rally. Well, it might turn into one. Originally we had planned this trip on the motorcycles (yes, hubby made his dream come true: he bought another motoguzzi). It snowed already onContinue reading “Aperoli on Tour again”
Rally no. 3 cancelled for us: we tested Covid positive (and actually feeling sick…). Bummer. Probably a little souvenir from the USA. Instead of enjoying driving our mini in sunshine under blue sky via the Swabian Alb… we sleep, have pizza delivery and hohes C. Hubby is feeling quite ok again, I suffer from theContinue reading “Rally #3 – canceled”
Our summer rally is about to start. Yeah! 3 days to go… We are registered with start number #103. It’s the Bosch Boxberg Classic, categorized in tradition & sport (not exactly sure anymore why we signed up for the sporty category…. I blame hubbby). Anyhow, start is at the Mercedes Benz Museum in Stuttgart. TheContinue reading “3 days to go….”
Great news! We received the nomination letter for our next rally! We made it, we are in! Yeah! Getting ready for rally #3 in June. The “Bosch Boxberg Klassik” will start at the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart & will finish on day 2 at the Bosch race ring in Boxberg: 350km via tulip signs &Continue reading “Rally #3”
Good morning, Frankonia! -4C and snow all day. Perfect weather for a rally. Lol. Plenty of rally teams canceled last minute due to weather. Many Oldtimers with summer tires and no heater (either broken or the cars simply don’t have one). Aperoli has all year tires and a nicely working heater (as good as aContinue reading “The Oldtimer Classic-Rallye in Frankonia – finish line”
Are we still in Iceland? Lol! We had no idea we signed up for a winter rally! Hello April 2022! Or Aperoli on the rocks 🍹 Rain or shine this rally is going to happen! Luckily we got “all year” tires thanks to my laziness of avoiding tire change twice per year we seem toContinue reading “Adventure: Arrival”
Speedo cable – you remember that one which was cut on purpose? Good news, it’s fixed. Bonnet strap – assembled. Exhaust – assembled. Seat belt – renewed (in red). Blinker – exchanged. 2nd stop watch – purchased & mounted. Trip computer – mounted. Radio clock – purchased & mounted. Stickers – removed & replaced. TeamContinue reading “3 days to go!”
Ever wondered what’s happening in the last hour before rally start? It’s busy! It’s exciting! It’s about hope. It’s about competition. It’s about fun. One hour before rally start… Rally book received. Start number received. Start time defined. Organizational changes are still possible! The early bird… Be at Parc Ferme on time! (leave a gapContinue reading “the last hour”
Good morning, Aperoli! Winter time is over! Hitting the road again. That car is flying! Even with fuel gauge in deep red, we were still driving another 50km. Every time new surprises… Never a dull moment. Excited what to find out next. +4C degrees this morning. Heat works. Yeah! On way home +18C – heaterContinue reading “Rally Training completed”
That’s the „back of the envelope plan“. A big envelope. Turning bigger and bigger the more we tried to fix. Now we are on the 2nd envelope. Haha. Mandatory items seem fixed for the moment. „Nice to have“ things were moved to the waiting list. 3.5 weeks to go. Time to continue studying the theoreticalContinue reading “Co-pilot ready?”
Something went wrong. Please refresh the page and/or try again.
Follow My Blog
Get new content delivered directly to your inbox.