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== About ==
== About ==
MrTweek is an enthusiastic hitchhiker, currently living in [[Karlsruhe]], [[Germany]].
MrTweek is a hitchhiker, currently living in [[Karlsruhe]], [[Germany]].
So far, he hitchhiked in [[Germany]], [[Netherlands]], [[France]], [[Belgium]], [[Luxemburg]], [[Austria]], [[Slovakia]], [[Hungary]], [[England]], [[Wales]], [[Ireland]], [[Poland]], [[Switzerland]], [[Chile]], [[Czech Republic]] and [[Liechtenstein]].
So far, he hitchhiked in [[Germany]], [[Netherlands]], [[France]], [[Belgium]], [[Luxemburg]], [[Austria]], [[Slovakia]], [[Hungary]], [[England]], [[Wales]], [[Ireland]], [[Poland]], [[Switzerland]], [[Chile]], [[Czech Republic]] and [[Liechtenstein]].

Revision as of 10:45, 24 August 2009

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MrTweek hitchhiking in Austria.


MrTweek is a hitchhiker, currently living in Karlsruhe, Germany.

So far, he hitchhiked in Germany, Netherlands, France, Belgium, Luxemburg, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, England, Wales, Ireland, Poland, Switzerland, Chile, Czech Republic and Liechtenstein. He speaks German and English, some Spanish and a bit of French and Dutch.

He started hitchhiking in May 2006 and did more than 21 000 km since then. See details on his overview of hitching Trips.

He also tries to keep track of his hitching trips on google maps (kind of outdated though). Check it out.

MrTweeks collection of signs.

Personal records

  • Longest Ride: 625 km, from Linz, Austria to Montabaur, Germany, In August 2006.
  • Fastest Trip: 200 km in 1:20 including waiting times with 2 lifts from Dortmund to Hannover in August 2007.
  • Longest distance on one day: 916 km From Vienna to Düsseldorf in August 2007.
  • Fastest Lift: Some guy from Kiel, driving up to 260 km/h on the German A7, together with platschi in September 2007.
  • Worst waiting time: 6 Hours for 18 km from Bratislava to the Hungarian border, while walking half of the distance, August 2006.
  • Biggest amount of people hitched with: About 40, on the back of a little truck, May 2009.


  • Hitchwiki.org runs on MrTweeks webserver, along with some other webpages.
  • He developed Liftershalte.info, a web-based map, where hitchhikers can mark good hitching spots.
  • He works as a volunteer for abgefahren e.V.
  • Organizer of the abgefahren hitchhiking championships in 2008 and 2009.

Planned Trips

Real Plans



40px-Stock post message.png To-do list for User:MrTweek:
  • comment function on hitchmaps!
  • fix kaltura widget (complain harder on kaltura website)
  • Add gzipped versions of database dumps
  • Integrate wiki with abgefahren site
  • Gas stations on maps.