"Elefantentreffen 2006" Bavaria by marco2005
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Choose the most freezing days of the year.
Choose a site in the Bavarian mountains overloaded of snow.
Choose to permit the entrance only to who arrive here with the transport less suitable for the snow: a motorcycle.
Choose to made them to sleep in a tent on the snow.
And ask them to pay for all this.
Well, they will come from all over Europe for one more Elefantentreffen!
This huge tribute to the motorcycle is born in the 1956, when lovers of the Zundapp sidecar, used by German army in the WWII, for the first time gathered in Nuerburgring (the legend says they were Wermacht veterans).
In the following years the event was moved first to Salzburg and then, in 1989, to Loh/Thurmansbang-Solla, in the middle of the Bavarian Forest.
see you at the Elefantentreffen 2007.
Here some useful links:
Elefantentreffen official site:
my own Elefantentreffen team, see the pics at:
nice pics of the Elefantentreffen 2007:
and, of course, the best video on you tube:
- Pros:if you are a biker, you must do this!
- Cons:if you are not a biker, what the hell you are doing there!
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