THE IRON SIDE RIDE 2018

In the time of the Cold War the Austrian border line was part of the Iron Curtain. Hence, it was part of the cut, which was dividing the world into two parts – East and West.

This ride follows as close as possible the former, strong bastioned barrier, between these two worlds.

DAY 00 – “THE UNDERTAKING”

A few lines about the plan behind this trip into the no-man’s-land along the border …

DAY 01 – “LEAVING HOME”

Starting in Vienna to the entrance point of the Iron Curtain and further along the death strip …

DAY 02 – “FORMER LINES-Part 1”

Near the Czechian and Austrian border are still some remnants of the Iron Curtain like bunkers, fences and watch towers visible …

DAY 02 – “FORMER LINES-Part 2”

More adventurous sights, bunkers, old castles, nice landscapes and deeper insights into the madness of the Cold War was given …

DAY 03 – “WEATHER”

A close call and the weather conditions forced me to make a few little unwanted decisions and track adjustments …