About Roadrunner

Revier, Pott, Ruhrgebiet, Kohlenpott … es gibt viele Namen für die Region “tief im Westen” wo ich geboren wurde und mit meiner Familie lebe! Seit dem Strukturwandel gibt es hier unzählige Industrie- und Kulturdenkmäler, ungeahnte Freizeitangebote und viel Grün. Das muss man sehen!

Test: Topeak Airbooster G2 – What can the new CO2 pump do?

2021-01-08T15:31:07+02:00

I own many and various air pumps for my bikes ... from a racing compressor (stationary air pump) in the garage to a mini pump for on the road. My "collection" also includes a CO2 pump that I always have with me as a backup. But to be honest, I haven't used [...]

Test: Topeak Airbooster G2 – What can the new CO2 pump do?2021-01-08T15:31:07+02:00

Test Garmin Edge 830 – Is it worth switching from the 520 plus?

2021-01-08T15:31:29+02:00

I was not satisfied with my Garmin Edge 520 plus (my test report) and because of a bug that could not be fixed, I returned the device with a heavy heart after several months. In my search for a replacement, I waited a long time for the new Garmin models (Edge 530 [...]

Test Garmin Edge 830 – Is it worth switching from the 520 plus?2021-01-08T15:31:29+02:00

Commuting to work by bike … over 90km! – My self-experiment

2021-01-08T15:32:15+02:00

Commuting by car - My ecological balance sheet All my working life I drive daily from the Ruhr area to Düsseldorf to work and back home again. Anyone who knows the A3 knows what that's like; this year the A3 was once again voted the most congested motorway in Germany ... Congratulations! [...]

Commuting to work by bike … over 90km! – My self-experiment2021-01-08T15:32:15+02:00

Bahntrassenradeln im Revier – Tour Tip #1: Zeche Zollverein, Holgers Erzbahnbude, a few slagheaps and much more!

2021-01-08T15:32:45+02:00

The Ruhr region is an Eldorado for cyclists! Whether touring bike, mountain bike, racing bike or velomobile ... everyone gets their money's worth here! Since the structural change, there are countless industrial and cultural monuments that should be seen, and at the same time many new cycle paths have been created to [...]

Bahntrassenradeln im Revier – Tour Tip #1: Zeche Zollverein, Holgers Erzbahnbude, a few slagheaps and much more!2021-01-08T15:32:45+02:00

Merino wool – manufacturers, animal welfare and what else you should know!

2021-01-08T15:33:11+02:00

At the beginning of 2019, I started my merino wool self-experiment (link). In my search for the optimal clothing for cyclists, I had often come across merino wool before ... but had massive doubts about the highly praised properties of merino wool and its products: Properties of merino wool Very good insulation [...]

Merino wool – manufacturers, animal welfare and what else you should know!2021-01-08T15:33:11+02:00

Cycling in the Ruhr Area – An overview for beginners!

2021-01-08T15:33:43+02:00

Cycling is my great passion! Whether MTB, road bike or velomobile ... it has to roll! And preferably in the Ruhr, because this is where I live with my family. So why go far afield when the Ruhr region has so much to offer? Since the structural change, there are countless industrial [...]

Cycling in the Ruhr Area – An overview for beginners!2021-01-08T15:33:43+02:00

Test Garmin Varia RTL511 – more than just a rear light?

2021-01-08T15:34:13+02:00

199€ (RRP) is a lot of wood for a tail light! Is it worth the money? We will see! Why does one buy such a thing? Cycling is my great passion; not professionally ...  but whenever I have time besides family and job, it has to roll! Especially on weekends, I'm [...]

Test Garmin Varia RTL511 – more than just a rear light?2021-01-08T15:34:13+02:00

Merino wool for cyclists? A self-experiment!

2021-01-07T18:55:33+02:00

If, like me, you ride your bike all year round and do cycling sports, you have certainly already dealt with the question of what you should ideally wear "underneath" ... especially in the cold season. Because if you dress warmly to protect yourself from wind and cold, then it quickly becomes too [...]

Merino wool for cyclists? A self-experiment!2021-01-07T18:55:33+02:00

Tetrahedron Bottrop – Hot Spot in the Ruhr Area!

2021-01-08T15:34:40+02:00

Things to know 25 so-called anchor points form the core of the Route of Industrial Culture and bear witness to the industrial cultural diversity in the Ruhr region. At the same time, since the structural change, many slagheaps in the Ruhr area have been developed into so-called landmarks by erecting works of [...]

Tetrahedron Bottrop – Hot Spot in the Ruhr Area!2021-01-08T15:34:40+02:00
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