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by Richyg
8 Jun 2017, 11:51pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Mainz to Düsseldorf
Replies: 14
Views: 3847

Re: Mainz to Düsseldorf

Thanks slow road , do you have accommodation list you stayed at , I like the sound of the castles !
by Richyg
29 May 2017, 9:20pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Mainz to Düsseldorf
Replies: 14
Views: 3847

Re: Mainz to Düsseldorf

Thanks for the advice , yes I've been to Düsseldorf before and although nice I'm only going back for the mayhem of the Tdf, the train from Düsseldorf is booked so we'll see where I end up prior , if the boy don't want to rush it or he hasn't got the legs I'll just take it easy and get there for the ...
by Richyg
27 May 2017, 10:55am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Mainz to Düsseldorf
Replies: 14
Views: 3847

Re: Mainz to Düsseldorf

Thanks , we are both looking forward to it and hopefully it will ignite some adventure into what is becoming a constant shrugging of the shoulders 13 yr old. Ideally I would like to do it longer but it's been a bit last minute (I got the idea off another recent post on here) the hotels in cologne do...
by Richyg
26 May 2017, 11:00pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Mainz to Düsseldorf
Replies: 14
Views: 3847

Mainz to Düsseldorf

Well after much advice from this forum me and my son are booked up ( to a point) . We are getting the ferry from North Shields to Amsterdam, train to Mainz then cycling up the Rhine to Düsseldorf, train from Düsseldorf to Amsterdam then home again. The plan is to get to Mainz on the 28th June spend ...
by Richyg
18 May 2017, 1:16pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Train from Amsterdam to Mainz
Replies: 6
Views: 4304

Re: Train from Amsterdam to Mainz

It's all booked now thanks, DB office was great and tickets arrived next day !!
by Richyg
9 May 2017, 9:19pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Train from Amsterdam to Mainz
Replies: 6
Views: 4304

Re: Train from Amsterdam to Mainz

Thanks all , I'll give DB office a call
Tomorrow
by Richyg
5 May 2017, 10:13pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Train from Amsterdam to Mainz
Replies: 6
Views: 4304

Train from Amsterdam to Mainz

Hi I'm trying to book train tickets with bikes from Amsterdam to Mainz however it DB Bahn will not allow me to buy tickets with bikes included saying I need to ring the office or just proceed without booking the bikes on. Does anybody know if I am able to purchase bike tickets at the station but I'm...
by Richyg
2 May 2017, 9:23pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Amsterdam to Düsseldorf TDF Camping Trip
Replies: 13
Views: 1192

Re: Amsterdam to Düsseldorf TDF Camping Trip

we cannot get a campsite in Dusseldorf or a hotel that doesn't cost the earth so we are still planning. He now wants to cycle to Berlin and sod the TDF off ha. If we cannot get accommodation in Dusseldorf we may have a change of plan for the destination. He's not that bothered about the TDF and just...
by Richyg
25 Apr 2017, 6:50pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Amsterdam to Düsseldorf TDF Camping Trip
Replies: 13
Views: 1192

Re: Amsterdam to Düsseldorf TDF Camping Trip

Thanks its not too far to Rotterdam I see then pick up the Eurovelo route, which campsite have you gone for in Dusseldorf. We are just at the planning stage now as still have to speak to school but he reckons it can go down as PE ha
by Richyg
24 Apr 2017, 10:38pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Amsterdam to Düsseldorf TDF Camping Trip
Replies: 13
Views: 1192

Re: Amsterdam to Düsseldorf TDF Camping Trip

Hi I'm planning doing this route with my son (13)for the Tdf. We are looking at cycling to Düsseldorf from Amsterdam over 3-4 days then train back to Amsterdam then ferry back home. So far I've only googled mapped it and it's around 140 miles. He could manage about 50 miles per day as long as there'...