Reason why people enjoy being on tour with me: I’m very helpful, service oriented and well organized. As a mechanical engineer I can solve any technical problem – in theory at least. Let’s see how that works in real life ...
Favorite destination: Anywhere, as long as there are mountains and great roads.
What I like: Good weather, being on the road, getting to know new people and places and empty roads
What I dislike: Traffic jams, stress, doing the same thing over and over again,..
Hobbies: Motorcycling, sports (fitness) and travelling
My favorite bike: BMW R 1150 R Rockster
Björn – pronounce the ö like the u in urban – was born in Mainz, an ancient city on the banks of the Rhine. It didn't take him long to figure out that he was interested in all kinds of vehicles, and so he got his motorcycle license at the age of 18 and bought his first bike two weeks later. He started out on a Suzuki SV650 S and it did not take long until he took the bike on a first tour through the Black Forest. This tour must have impressed him so much that he moved to the northern part of Black Forest just after he finished his academic studies in Darmstadt, to have the Black Forest high road at his doorstep. Today he works in the automotive industry in Karlsruhe and as he figured how important it is to have some time away from the office every now and then, he applied at Edelweiss. Here it became apparent that more than a dozen busy years of riding under his belt made him a very safe and seasoned rider. Guiding comes naturally to him and no problem or situation can get him out of his comfort zone. And you can rest assured that we tried and tested him thoroughly …