Difference between revisions of "User:MrTweek"

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== Planned Trips ==
== Planned Trips ==
=== Real Plans ===
=== Real Plans ===
* To southern France, summer 2010.
* England, November 2010.
=== Dreams ===
=== Dreams ===
* Hitchhiking from [[Europe]] to [[Australia]].
* Hitchhiking from [[Europe]] to [[Australia]].

Revision as of 08:56, 21 September 2010

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I can host you in Karlsruhe, Germany

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, Liechtenstein, Slovenia, Bosnia, Croatia, Montenegro and Albania. He speaks German and English fluently and has some basics in Spanish, French, Dutch and Italian.

He started hitchhiking in May 2006 and did around 25 000 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He also tries to keep track of his hitching trips on google maps (kind of outdated though).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 Rides
  • 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
  • Fastest Lift
  • Slowest Lift
    • Probably less than 20 km/h with a tractor for maybe 5 km between some villages in Germany, September 2010.
  • 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 in Berlin, 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, 2009 and 2010.

Planned Trips

Real Plans

  • England, November 2010.



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.