10 days to the Black Forest and beyond

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Post by Davidcliff » Sun Aug 26, 2018 6:32 pm

Just back from 10 days of fantastic roads and weather in France and Germany, its very wet and crowded here isn't it . The Black Forest is magnificent and great to drive all those roads B500 and others in the car . It was good from start to end and we had a good adventure.
Its the second Europe trip we have done since we got the car and the truth is its fab and too small for us really. Its good for a day out but load up for a 10 day trip allowing the roof to be down and it all gets a bit small for a longer trip. When we did put the roof up 36 degrees or last bit of motorways home , it is just a bit small for us . I am 6'3'' and wife is a curvy lady ( think I can write that )
We will keep the car right now having only had it for 4 months and we still have the remains of the warranty so useful as a safety net but I think sometime before next trips we will have to get a bigger car . Don't know what though , just want a bigger Z4 really.
Car was great fun up and down all those mountains and on the smooth and empty roads. I need to go there on my Motorcycle next .
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Post by NickDE » Sun Aug 26, 2018 9:44 pm

I went to the Black Forest and cruised the B500 back in June in my E30 Convertible. I had a brilliant time, plus had the boot space to allow plenty of beer and wine make the return trip !
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Post by Sgreen » Sun Aug 26, 2018 9:47 pm

14 days to Italy and back, 5 countries, no problem. You just need to know how to pack only what you need!
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Post by buzyg » Mon Aug 27, 2018 12:55 am

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I went to the Black Forest and cruised the B500 back in June in my E30 Convertible. I had a brilliant time, plus had the boot space to allow plenty of beer and wine make the return trip !
What about gateau. :wink:
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Post by buzyg » Mon Aug 27, 2018 12:58 am

Great trip Op. :thumbsup: Never had any problems with space in the boot on the ///M despite the battery. :D
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Post by Davidcliff » Mon Aug 27, 2018 7:35 am

It was not the boot space that got us really , we took a lot of luggage and got it all in with the ability to open the roof every day bar the last stint up through France. Its just too small a cabin for us , and with the roof up I feel a bit constricted and boxed in.
Car is great , just after two trips of 7 and 10 days we have realised we need a bigger car for our adventures.
I may test selling it now just to see or wait until next spring.
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Post by AlienZed » Mon Aug 27, 2018 9:30 am

Hiya bud .glad you enjoyed the trip.
Av you considered a 2 series vert .we got a 230i.vert went in it coz mi zed was broke.
Tbh its more roomy comfy and just as quick and you can chuck it about on the twisties
We done the black forest in may an 6 weeks later in june as part of a longer trip .1st time our son came over from Oz an joined us so 3 int car ,he drove and was impressed with the 2
Sad to i didnt miss the zed as much as i thought i would.Could be worth you having a drive in one see how you feel.
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Post by ronk » Mon Aug 27, 2018 11:16 pm

We got back home from our annual Black Forest trip in Z4 number three on 16th Aug
We were away 18 days and I agree the zed is small but with the Roadster bags we’ve always managed.

We had high temperatures - 39° one day and it was a roof up air con on !
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Post by NickDE » Tue Aug 28, 2018 11:16 pm

buzyg wrote:
Mon Aug 27, 2018 12:55 am
NickDE wrote:
Sun Aug 26, 2018 9:44 pm
I went to the Black Forest and cruised the B500 back in June in my E30 Convertible. I had a brilliant time, plus had the boot space to allow plenty of beer and wine make the return trip !
What about gateau. :wink:
No gateau made the return trip. It was all eaten in situ. :icecream:
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Post by ronk » Wed Aug 29, 2018 12:27 am

AlienZed wrote:
Mon Aug 27, 2018 9:30 am
Hiya bud .glad you enjoyed the trip.
Av you considered a 2 series vert .we got a 230i.vert went in it coz mi zed was broke.
Tbh its more roomy comfy and just as quick and you can chuck it about on the twisties
We done the black forest in may an 6 weeks later in june as part of a longer trip .1st time our son
over from Oz an joined us so 3 int car ,he drove and was impressed with the 2
Sad to i didnt miss the zed as much as i thought i would.Could be worth you having a drive in one see how you feel.
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The pictures with the two cars, is that the run up to Shauinsland and overlooking Frieburg?
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Post by buzyg » Wed Aug 29, 2018 12:41 am

NickDE wrote:
Tue Aug 28, 2018 11:16 pm
buzyg wrote:
Mon Aug 27, 2018 12:55 am
NickDE wrote:
Sun Aug 26, 2018 9:44 pm
I went to the Black Forest and cruised the B500 back in June in my E30 Convertible. I had a brilliant time, plus had the boot space to allow plenty of beer and wine make the return trip !
What about gateau. :wink:
No gateau made the return trip. It was all eaten in situ. :icecream:
Darn it. Still some cracking photo's, to make amends. :D
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Post by AlienZed » Wed Aug 29, 2018 8:23 am

ronk wrote:
Wed Aug 29, 2018 12:27 am
AlienZed wrote:
Mon Aug 27, 2018 9:30 am
Hiya bud .glad you enjoyed the trip.
Av you considered a 2 series vert .we got a 230i.vert went in it coz mi zed was broke.
Tbh its more roomy comfy and just as quick and you can chuck it about on the twisties
We done the black forest in may an 6 weeks later in june as part of a longer trip .1st time our son
over from Oz an joined us so 3 int car ,he drove and was impressed with the 2
Sad to i didnt miss the zed as much as i thought i would.Could be worth you having a drive in one see how you feel.
Cheers Moz20180530_120345.jpg20180715_151402.jpg20180715_151402.jpg
The pictures with the two cars, is that the run up to Shauinsland and overlooking Frieburg?
Hi Ron.
Cant remember .we were up n down an all atound.
Heres where we were.
Av to look on mi maps now to remember .its an age thing :D
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