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Author: Ron

After arriving in Germany and while waiting on some parts from Full Speed Ahead, we spent the next 10 days taking hikes, visiting family, the dentist, the eye doctor, and of course we

Our Hilleberg Tent

Over the past few weeks, one of our Hilleberg tent zipper sliders has not been working like it should be. So the time has come to replace the worn out slider before going any further north. After 15 months on the road and nearly a solid year of using our Hilleberg Nallo GT3 in all types of environments, it is only expected that items start to wear out. 

After a few days on the road, we finally arrived in Florence. We did the tourist thing and visited most of the sights, including the famous statue of David. Sadly, we were not allowed to take a photo of it because of the "NO photo" police were in full force, yelling at anyone that even looked like they were going to touch their cameras!

The last few days we have been doing a lot of cycling through the region known as South Tyrol Italy trying our best to finally get out of the snow. Our legs are pretty worn out, but we have hopefully left all the snow behind us. Now if we could get the rain to stop and have some
After a relaxing night, we again wake up to beautiful blue skies and what we thought was going to be smooth cycling downhill to Innsbruck and the start of our climb towards Brenner Pass. However, we are quickly surprised to discover that as we leave our little town, we are once again climbing and the climb continues for 5 miles.