Suffering in Germany

I’m just wondering, are there any sufferlandrians from germany out here?

Only 39 Knights in the whole country…
Not a single embassy in sight…
…not so much suffering going on here.

I have to spread the word a lot more, I guess. Motivate some people to join the fun.

Just out of curiosity, what does it take to become / form an embassy?

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Hi there, enjoying the Suffering from Heidelberg for years!

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Lots of Sufferlandrian in DE. In fact, our COO @aaron.johnson is moving there next week!

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Greeting to Heidelberg @Lutz.

Glad to hear there are already more than I thought.

I am campaigning around town to recruit some new members until TOS2021. :slightly_smiling_face:

Wow, so cool that @aaron.johnson is moving here. Aaron, if you need help navigating this beautiful country, hit me up.

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Long suffering Knight here in the Frankfurt Arena. With Aaron moving to Germany there might be a chance for an official gathering Sir David.
More than you, Sir Joe

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I jumped on the Sufferfest train two years ago and I am happy to have left Cologne towards Mt. Sufferlandria. How about joining altogether just as Sufferlandrians without any thoughts on any other nations and countries?
My fellow German cycling buddies have commented on my constant suffering with raising eyebrows and suggestions of riding outside more often. How little they know… IWBMATTKYT

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@P.Weikamp Yes, I am landing in Frankfurt on Thursday but my final destination will be around the Weiden/Grafenwoehr area. My wife has a job at the US Army base in Bavaria. I will probably live in Eschenbach or Weiden. Ich habe mein Deutsch geübt but I am not that good. It will take me a while to get better at speaking Deutsch. I need to do a two week quarantine and I will not get my bike or household goods until early October. I am looking forward to these next 4 years in Germany. It should be an amazing experience for my family. The next two months are going to be very busy.

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Good for you, @aaron.johnson . That’s pretty cool. :slight_smile: Bavaria has plenty of absolutely stunning locations to offer. I’m sure you and your family will enjoy it here.

I grew up right next to a Nato-Base in the western part of germany and got to know many of the US families during their time being stationed here. Probably even part of the reason I am writing here in an english speaking forum.

Out of curiosity, is there a wahoo/suf office in your region or will you do most of your COO duties remotely?

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@P.Weikamp I will work remotely. I’ve been remote for 4.5 Years with the Sufferfest and now Wahoo. I imagine at some point Wahoo might set up an office in Germany like the UK. We do have a lot of German customers and employees working there now. I think most of the other Wahooligans are working up in Berlin.

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@aaron.johnson You’ll have plenty of time for getting away with it, not least because your colleagues will be asleep while it’s your day time :sunglasses: :new_moon_with_face:

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not germany, but switzerland.
I / we even have a suf embassy here in bern with at least 2 SUF Cycling Groups per Week, even in the Sumer Time :wink:

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i’m near munich, but one workout is enough to tire me out, pretty sure 10 in a row would kill me.

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Servus from south Bavaria, specifically Chiemsee region Rosenheim.
Big fan of Sufferfest and used it successfully last year preparing for Cyclassics Hamburg.
Keep spreading the word as I do as well!

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I am curious how the German weather will be in Bavaria at the beginning of October when I get my bike and all my house goods. It may be a short lived fall cycling season for me.

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The weather here is a bit unpredictable. I remember years when it was actually possible to do some bbq outdoors around christmas (if you wore the right jacket).

With the proper gear, you could easily get a few rides under your belt year round.

For the unbearable days, I can recommend the sufferfest software. :grin:

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Yes, I think I will be buying more cold weather kit. I have been off the bike for months with the move, so I’ll be desperate to ride regardless of how cold it is. I am usually okay down to about 1 or 2 degrees Celsius.

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Haha, you said Celsius. There’s hope for you yet… :wink:

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Welcome to the Free State of Bavaria! You’ll love it here, even though the Oberpfalz tends to be slightly - erm - different and the dialect spoken there somewhat incomprehensible, even for other Bavarians :wink:
I’ve been a Sufferlandrian for seven years now, still wondering what I did before I passed my test for citizenship…

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Dame @IsiSchneider_KoS , I see we are both have been SUF Citizens around the same time. I will say that I am practicing Duolingo German and I do notice the dialect here in the Oberpfalz is a little different, maybe a little more back of the throat stuff going on.

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