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Long Distance Cycling

KTM Etappe 6: Retz – Laa

Long Distance Cycling · Weinviertel
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  • Retzer Windmühle
    / Retzer Windmühle
    Photo: Destination Waldviertel, © Stadtgemeinde Retz, Wöhrer
  • / Beschilderung Kamp-Thaya-March Radroute
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easy
Distance 46.6 km
3:00 h
260 m
332 m
Der Abschnitt im Weinviertel führt Sie durch die von Feldern und Weingärten überzogene, sanfte Hügellandschaft. Sehr belebend wirken die zahlreichehn Heurigenschenken und Kellergassen, in denen Sie gute ötserreichische Weine verkosten können. 

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Die Route ist geeignet für:

  • Rennräder
  • Trekkingräder
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Author
Destination Waldviertel
Update: August 19, 2020
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
261 m
Lowest point
179 m

Tips and hints

Waldviertel Tourismus
3910 Zwettl, Sparkassenplatz 1/2/2
(T) +43 2822 541090
(E) info@waldviertel.at
(I) www.waldviertel.at 


Weinviertel Tourismus
2170 Poysdorf, Wiener Straße 1
(T) +43 2552 3515
(E) info@weinviertel.at
(I) www.weinviertel.at 

Start

Retz (260 m)
Coordinates:
DD
48.756896, 15.951415
DMS
48°45'24.8"N 15°57'05.1"E
UTM
33U 569926 5400868
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Destination

Laa

Note


all notes on protected areas

Coordinates

DD
48.756896, 15.951415
DMS
48°45'24.8"N 15°57'05.1"E
UTM
33U 569926 5400868
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Bicycle Touring

  • Cycling helmet
  • Cycling gloves
  • Sturdy, comfortable and preferably waterproof footwear
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket)
  • Sunglasses
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID

Technical Equipment for Bicycle Touring

  • Air pump or CO2 pump including cartridges
  • Puncture repair kit
  • Replacement inner tube
  • Tire levers
  • Chain tool
  • Hex keys
  • Spoke wrench
  • Zip ties
  • Lubricant
  • Screwdrivers
  • Phone / device holder as required  
  • Bike lock as required
  • Where applicable, the bike must meet requirements for road use by having a bell, front and rear lamps and spoke reflectors
  • Luggage system as required for length of journey: panniers with racks
  • Handlebar / frame / saddle bags   
  • Mudguards recommended

Camping Equipment

  • Tent (3- or 4-season)
  • Stove (including fuel and utensils)
  • Sleeping mat. Sleeping bag with suitable temperature rating.
  • Food
  • Toiletries and medication
  • Toilet paper

Things to Bring if Staying in a Hostel

  • Toiletries and medication
  • Quick-drying towel  
  • Ear plugs
  • Sleeping bag liner
  • Sleepwear
  • Alpine club membership card if applicable / ID
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
46.6 km
Duration
3:00 h
Ascent
260 m
Descent
332 m
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