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[[File:MrTweek.jpg|right|thumb|300px|MrTweek hitchhiking in [[Austria]].]]
 
 
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== About ==
 
== About ==
MrTweek is a hitchhiker, currently living in [[Karlsruhe]], [[Germany]].
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MrTweek is a hitchhiker from Germany, currently living in [[Melbourne]], [[Australia]].
  
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]].
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So far, he hitchhiked a lot around Europe and Asia and a bit in South America and Australia.
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 [[User:MrTweek/log|overview of hitching Trips]].
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He started hitchhiking in May 2006 and did more than 40 000 km since then. See details on his [[User:MrTweek/log|overview of hitching Trips]].
  
He also tries to keep track of his hitching trips on google maps (kind of outdated though).
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[[File:Trampschilder.jpg|right|thumb|300px|MrTweeks collection of signs.]]
[http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&geocode=&q=http:%2F%2Fyoshi.mega2000.de%2F~philipp%2Fhitchtrips.kml Check it out].
 
  
[[File:Trampschilder.jpg|right|thumb|300px|MrTweeks collection of signs.]]
 
 
== Personal records ==
 
== Personal records ==
* '''Longest Rides'''  
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* '''Rides over 500 km '''
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** 774 km, from [[Osmaniye]], [[Turkey]] to [[Şırnak]], [[Turkey]] in July 2011.
 
** 633 km, from [[Dijon]], [[France]] to a village near [[Perpignan]] in September 2009.
 
** 633 km, from [[Dijon]], [[France]] to a village near [[Perpignan]] in September 2009.
 
** 625 km, from [[Linz]], [[Austria]] to [[Montabaur]], [[Germany]], In August 2006.
 
** 625 km, from [[Linz]], [[Austria]] to [[Montabaur]], [[Germany]], In August 2006.
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** 559 km, from Beaufort to [[Adelaide]], December 2012
 
** 519 km, from [[Bruchsal]]  to [[Dresden]], April 2009.
 
** 519 km, from [[Bruchsal]]  to [[Dresden]], April 2009.
 
* '''Fastest Trip'''
 
* '''Fastest Trip'''
 
** 200 km in 1:20 including waiting times with 2 lifts from [[Dortmund]] to [[Hannover]] in August 2007.
 
** 200 km in 1:20 including waiting times with 2 lifts from [[Dortmund]] to [[Hannover]] in August 2007.
 
* '''Longest distance on one day'''
 
* '''Longest distance on one day'''
** 916 km From [[Vienna]] to [[Düsseldorf]] in August 2006.
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** 1128 km from [[Göreme]] (Turkey) to [[Şırnak]] (Turkey) in July 2011 in 14 hours.
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** 916 km from [[Vienna]] to [[Düsseldorf]] in August 2006.
 
* '''Fastest Lift'''
 
* '''Fastest Lift'''
** Some guy from [[Kiel]], driving up to '''260 km/h''' on the [[A7 (Germany)|German A7]], together with [[User:platschi|platschi]] in September 2007.
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** On the [[A7 (Germany)|German A7]] on the way from the south to [[Hanover]], a guy was driving driving up to '''260 km/h'''. Together with [[User:platschi|platschi]] in September 2007.
* '''Worst waiting time'''
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* '''Slowest Lift'''
** 6 Hours for 18 km from [[Bratislava]] to the Hungarian border, while walking half of the distance, August 2006.
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** Probably less than '''20 km/h''' with a tractor for maybe 5 km between some villages in [[Germany]], September 2010.
 
* '''Biggest amount of people hitched with'''
 
* '''Biggest amount of people hitched with'''
**About 40, on the back of a little truck in [[Berlin]], May 2009.
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** About 40, on the back of a little truck in [[Berlin]], May 2009.
  
 
== Projects ==
 
== Projects ==
* Hitchwiki.org runs on MrTweeks webserver, along with some other webpages.<br />
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* 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.<br />
 
 
* He works as a volunteer for [[abgefahren e.V.]]
 
* He works as a volunteer for [[abgefahren e.V.]]
* Organizer of the '''abgefahren hitchhiking championships''' in 2008, 2009 and 2010.
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* Organizer of the '''abgefahren hitchhiking championships''' in 2008-2011.
 
 
== Planned Trips ==
 
=== Real Plans ===
 
* To southern France, summer 2010.
 
=== Dreams ===
 
* Hitchhiking from [[Europe]] to [[Australia]].
 
  
 
== Contact ==
 
== Contact ==
* Jabber/Google-Talk: [email protected] (do NOT email me there).
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* Jabber/Google-Talk: [email protected] (do NOT e-mail me there).
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* MSN: [email protected] (also no e-mail)
 
* ICQ: 73498437
 
* ICQ: 73498437
 
* CS, BW: MrTweek
 
* CS, BW: MrTweek
 
* ...or just leave a note on my [http://www.hitchwiki.org/en/index.php?title=User_talk:MrTweek&action=edit&section=new Talk Page].
 
* ...or just leave a note on my [http://www.hitchwiki.org/en/index.php?title=User_talk:MrTweek&action=edit&section=new Talk Page].
  
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Latest revision as of 00:58, 15 January 2013

MrTweek hitchhiking in Austria, 2006.

About

MrTweek is a hitchhiker from Germany, currently living in Melbourne, Australia.

So far, he hitchhiked a lot around Europe and Asia and a bit in South America and Australia.

He started hitchhiking in May 2006 and did more than 40 000 km since then. See details on his overview of hitching Trips.

MrTweeks collection of signs.

Personal records

  • Rides over 500 km
  • 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
    • On the German A7 on the way from the south to Hanover, a guy was driving driving up to 260 km/h. Together with platschi in September 2007.
  • Slowest Lift
    • Probably less than 20 km/h with a tractor for maybe 5 km between some villages in Germany, September 2010.
  • Biggest amount of people hitched with
    • About 40, on the back of a little truck in Berlin, May 2009.

Projects

  • Hitchwiki.org runs on MrTweeks webserver, along with some other webpages.
  • He works as a volunteer for abgefahren e.V.
  • Organizer of the abgefahren hitchhiking championships in 2008-2011.

Contact