just wanted to start some brainstorming around Tour de Drupal Vienna.
Cycling the Danube river would be a great way to cycle towards the city of DrupalCon. People can join as early as they like.
For the last leg, I talked to some friends from the community and they could host a Tour de Drupal gathering in the city of Tulln - just 40km before the final goal:Read more
Last updated by jp.stacey on Wed, 2016-11-30 11:37
The original logo idea by martin_q was to have something like a typical "cycle lane" sign, but within a Druplicon drop. Attached is a tgz file of this, in SVG and LibreOffice Draw format. Ideally the SVG should be the master: you can always open it in Draw.
The design is a simple combination of:
- Vectorized Druplicon, available under the GPL.
Just a quick g.d.o crosspost to say thank you to everyone who helped Tour De Drupal happen from Belfast to Dublin this year.
Here's a blogpost with some photos:
Christian put a heap of his own photos on Flickr, including one of me pulling a very funny face indeed:Read more
The Belfast–Dublin group would still love recommendations for:
- A gathering-place in Belfast at around 0830 on Saturday morning.
- A route between Belfast and Dublin, suitable if possible for (a) safe cycling and (b) road cycles (so minor roads better than major roads or offroad routes.)
- (Maybe) somewhere to stay overnight near Dundalk.
- A gathering-place in Dublin at around 1800 on Sunday evening.
So not much, then!Read more
Some of us will be meeting at 0830 on the Saturday before Drublicon, in Belfast in Northern Ireland, to cycle 200km south and arrive in Dublin at around 1800 on the Sunday. You are very welcome to join us!
Most of us also plan to get a ferry from Birkenhead (Liverpool) to arrive fresh on the Saturday morning (or maybe a day earlier). More details are on a wiki page, so that anyone can edit it if necessary.Read more
The first group for the Tour de Drublin is announced! Some of us will meet in Belfast on Saturday morning, either fresh off the overnight ferry from Birkenhead (Liverpool) or having spent a day or two in the city. We'll then cycle down to Dublin, staying overnight somewhere near the UK/Irish border.Read more
Conference travel is probably a bit different from normal long-distance cycling. So add any specific tips you can think of, below.
General cycling kit
Very good suggestions from Alan:
- Have a decent bike, in full working order.
- Have a repair kit - don't rely on someone else having one.
- Know how to use said repair kit.
- Wear proper clothes for cycling.
- Cycle in daylight, unless absolutely necessary.
Is anyone interested in cycling to Dublin? I appreciate that for a lot of people it would involve two sea crossings, but it could also involve some great cycling!
I've just started a wiki page with a few options:
If anyone's interested in expanding it, please do.
Right now I'm looking at going to Drupalcon for Sun-Sat, so arriving in Dublin some time on Sunday 25 September. But it depends on what accommodation I can get!
Any thoughts?Read more
Transport options from continental Europe to different parts of Britain:
- Rotterdam to Hull (P&O ferry)
- Zeebrugge to Hull (P&O ferry)
- Eurostar to London St Pancras (train - €30 each way bike supplement)
- Calais to Dover (P&O ferry)
- Le Havre, Caen, St Malo, Cherbourg, Bilbao to Portsmouth (Brittany ferry)
- Cherbourg to Poole (Brittany ferry)
- St Malo, Roscoff, Santander to Plymouth (Brittany ferry)
as most of you know, from the 21 to the 26 of june there will be the Drupal Dev Days in Milan (Italy) and I'm looking to plan one or two bike tour to keep the tradition of the Tour de Drupal.
I'm thinking to plan two tours so that everybody can take part on it, not only real bikers.
That's the idea:
No matter if you are a pro, hobbyist or Sunday cyclist, anyone can join us for the last day of Tour De Drupal between Blanes (60km before Barcelona) and the finishing line at the beach close to the DrupalCon venue tomorrow Sunday.
Christian & me just had fun in the Pyrenees around Andorra and changed plans to cycle from Vic to Blanes by this evening.
There's already some info up about the last day here:
how's your planning so far? Bas already posted some ideas in https://groups.drupal.org/node/467668
I am thinking of flying Thursday evening from Zurich to Barcelona, arrival time 22:35 but could be earlier if it makes sense. Then pick-up a bicycle and travel up north towards Andorra. From there it is a good 300km towards the coast + down to Barcelona.
Here's a route-idea:
We had a small BoF yesterday on the Dutch DrupalJam. The people there:
Stefan van Hooft
Dominique van Gimst
Stefan summarised the findings of the Montepelliers BoF to us.
I made some quick notes in addition to those findings.
Because there is a Fiesta on september 24 hotel prices will skyrocket and will be booked in advance: http://www.barcelona-tourist-guide.com/en/events/la-merce/barcelona-la-m...
Alternatives could be going to a camping place outside of Barcelona.
you can find notes on planning the last leg for Tour de Drupal Barcelona at the following google doc.
Greetings, dasjoRead more
I did a bit of research for possible bike activities in Bogota.
The city is full of bike paths, see the map: http://www.idu.gov.co/web/guest/tramites_documentos?p_p_id=20&p_p_action.... Renting a bike for the conference time seems to be super awesome.
Every sunday from 7am until 2pm 120km of roads are being closed for cars to let people ride, jog and walk: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ciclov%C3%ADaRead more
Drupalcon Barcelona is 21-25 September 2015. Several people already showed interest for another Tour de Drupal.
Let's document the route options here.
Amsterdam to Barcelona (via Perpignan)
This is the officially published route from Drupalcon Amsterdam to Drupalcon Barcelona :-) http://www.cyclingeurope.nl/cycling/routes/barcelona/index.php. A booklet with maps and description (in Dutch) is for sale.Read more
1) Have a local guide
2) Prepare routes well - navigation is key
3) Plan the last leg to the destination early and well (meeting points and times, restaurant and bar reservations, print a map with the routes and infos)
4) Pack list - you have to carry all that along the way
Around the bike
- Road bike
- bike shoes
- Water bottles holders on your bike and water bottles (at least 2)
- 2 extra tubes that fit YOUR bike
- repair tool for tubes (per team)
- pump or capsules (per team)
- chain lube (per team)
- chain elements that fit YOUR chain