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Forum: European Delivery 06-30-2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 880
Posted By Ron@ViaCorsa
From here on out, I'll be posting under my...

From here on out, I'll be posting under my regular user name - Challenge64 (my race number when I was in the Ferrari Challenge!)

Thanks again everyone!
Forum: European Delivery 06-30-2011, 12:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 653
Posted By Ron@ViaCorsa
If car stuff in Germany is your thing, check out...

If car stuff in Germany is your thing, check out my guidebook! It is linked below.

The book only covers Germany and not Switzerland or Italy (Italy coming in about 18-24 months). But I do cover...
Forum: European Delivery 06-29-2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 868
Posted By Ron@ViaCorsa
Not sure exactly what you are asking, but you...

Not sure exactly what you are asking, but you should be able to connect to Facebook anywhere in Europe and Germany.

Here is the BMW Welt FB page - http://www.facebook.com/bmw.welt
Forum: Site Sponsors & Bimmerfest Group Buys 06-28-2011, 09:36 PM
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Views: 386
Posted By Ron@ViaCorsa
Thanks from Car Lover's Guide to Southern Germany

I've been a sponsor here for the last 1/2 year or so and it's been fun! In a few days, I will be returning to my life as just a regular Bimmerfest poster...

So thank you all for your feedback and...
Forum: European Delivery 06-22-2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,947
Posted By Ron@ViaCorsa
Ouch! That is a brutal ticket! Anyway, it is...

Ouch! That is a brutal ticket!

Anyway, it is a misconception that the white circle w/ black line sign is a "no speed limit" sign. It is not. It is actually means removal of prior speed...
Forum: European Delivery 06-21-2011, 08:08 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,829
Posted By Ron@ViaCorsa
I lived in Munich from 1987 to roughly 1992. I...

I lived in Munich from 1987 to roughly 1992. I have had an apartment there until 2000. I have a German drivers license and several years worth of German residency permits. I have returned just about...
Forum: European Delivery 06-20-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 880
Posted By Ron@ViaCorsa
LOL..thanks! Glad the book was a help! Thanks for...

LOL..thanks! Glad the book was a help! Thanks for the support!
Forum: European Delivery 06-20-2011, 12:19 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,829
Posted By Ron@ViaCorsa
Each tour has slightly different rules. The...

Each tour has slightly different rules. The Munich tour (over the last several years) was done from catwalks up above the factory floor while the Regensburg tour had us walking in and around sparks -...
Forum: European Delivery 06-19-2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,829
Posted By Ron@ViaCorsa
No no..you're not out of date..Germans/Bavarians...

No no..you're not out of date..Germans/Bavarians have their own idea of fashion! Generally speaking they actually dress pretty well...
Forum: European Delivery 06-18-2011, 09:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 732
Posted By Ron@ViaCorsa
Take the S-Bahn into the city! I have several...

Take the S-Bahn into the city! I have several favorite restaurants and a few easy to find ones are on the north side of Maximillianstrasse near the Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten. Try Brenner or Cafe...
Forum: European Delivery 06-18-2011, 07:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 880
Posted By Ron@ViaCorsa
My German guidebook sponsorship is ending July 1

Well, Bimmerfest, It has been fun!

I am going to stop my sponsorship run June 30th. I am doing this for a few reasons. One is now that my guidebook to Germany has been out for the last 6 months or...
Forum: European Delivery 06-18-2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,829
Posted By Ron@ViaCorsa
Ditto to what most have already said. My take on...

Ditto to what most have already said. My take on it is to wear long pants and shirt with collar. I never ever wear white tennis shoes in Europe period.

Even though a lot of latitude will be given...
Forum: European Delivery 06-17-2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,105
Posted By Ron@ViaCorsa
page #3! ...

page #3!

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Forum: European Delivery 06-17-2011, 06:40 PM
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Posted By Ron@ViaCorsa
Page #2! ...

Page #2!

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Forum: European Delivery 06-17-2011, 06:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,105
Posted By Ron@ViaCorsa
My tour/photo gallery of the BMW Museum & BMW Welt

My guidebook could only hold a hand full of photos from the BMW Museum & BMW Welt - kind of a shame actually as I took about 1,000 over a couple different trips there in 2009 & 2010.

Anyway, here...
Forum: European Delivery 06-16-2011, 09:29 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,943
Posted By Ron@ViaCorsa
Police do still pull people over for speeding,...

Police do still pull people over for speeding, but it is becoming rarer as they are relying more on cameras and photo vans and such. In fact in my very un-scientific opinion, today there are even...
Forum: European Delivery 06-15-2011, 09:41 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,943
Posted By Ron@ViaCorsa
Yup. I agree with all others that say don't...

Yup. I agree with all others that say don't linger in the left lane no matter what your speed. Not only is it only against the law, there is always something out there that is faster.

Use your...
Forum: European Delivery 06-14-2011, 02:46 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,943
Posted By Ron@ViaCorsa
Neal, Below is a link to a guidebook I wrote...

Neal,

Below is a link to a guidebook I wrote about S. Germany. I cover road signs, autobahn driving (autobahn signs), traffic laws, speed camera info, parking info...and German drivers license...
Forum: European Delivery 06-10-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 740
Posted By Ron@ViaCorsa
I've toured all three. My trip there (one of many...

I've toured all three. My trip there (one of many to Germany - but the one specifically to the BMW plants) was 1 year ago.

The Regensburg plant tour was the absolute best. It was 30 mins longer...
Forum: European Delivery 06-09-2011, 10:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 732
Posted By Ron@ViaCorsa
If you want to bum around Munich after a trip to...

If you want to bum around Munich after a trip to the BMW Museum, try the Deutsches Transport Museum by the Oktoberfest grounds or the Deutsches Airplane Museum. You could also drive around the city...
Forum: European Delivery 06-06-2011, 09:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,658
Posted By Ron@ViaCorsa
I wrote a 336 page travel guidebook for exactly...

I wrote a 336 page travel guidebook for exactly this! It covers anything and everything car related in Southern Germany. In addition to BMW/Museum, I covered over 2 dozen car museums, race tracks,...
Forum: European Delivery 06-06-2011, 12:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,384
Posted By Ron@ViaCorsa
A few tips... - As others have said, 5 days...

A few tips...

- As others have said, 5 days is really short for a trip from Munich to Italy or France.

- To save money, try to spend the nights in small villages and look for Bed &...
Forum: European Delivery 06-03-2011, 12:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 719
Posted By Ron@ViaCorsa
Same here..another vote for Switzerland / Austria

Same here..another vote for Switzerland / Austria
Forum: European Delivery 06-01-2011, 08:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 973
Posted By Ron@ViaCorsa
My perfect German vacation is spending 2 weeks in...

My perfect German vacation is spending 2 weeks in Munich - taking day trips around Bavaria.

As for scenic roads, the Alpine road is great fun around Kesselberg and Tatzlwurm. Both hills were used...
Forum: European Delivery 05-22-2011, 11:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,096
Posted By Ron@ViaCorsa
Thanks for the plug! Post questions and I (and...

Thanks for the plug! Post questions and I (and many others) can chime in!

Some of the info I am missing (for obvious reasons) is trip information about destinations outside Southern Germany. A lot...
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