IMDE to move?

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cougie    pirate
17/06/2008 at 17:34
Ha - I've already done it twice ! (Ok - one and two thirds then)

It would be a shame to lose the finish in Frankfurt though - its a great atmosphere. The city gains loads of dosh through the athletes and visitors - pity that some NIMBY can spoil it for everyone.
17/06/2008 at 17:34
Wiesbaden not a huge move though, Could we not lobby for somewhere a bit further north. Bonn/Cologne direction would suit me perfectly. Seriously though, I am considering this for 2009.
17/06/2008 at 17:37

Cougie, The apartment block my then bf lived in in Germany was older than 20 (I think) years. It was written into his lease that he had to give all visitors slippers after 10pm for noise abatement. The germans take their rules and regulations very seriously.

IW, ye got a smoking ban yet? Actually more importantly, has France got a smoking ban yet? I'm going to make all my IM decisions on the basis of where I can get the cleanest air from now on. Not China then! 

17/06/2008 at 17:38
how about Hamburg?? nice flat course - sort of Florida of Europe......without the sun.....and sand........and Yanks.......

17/06/2008 at 17:39
has France got a smoking ban yet??

yes
17/06/2008 at 17:43
Freiberg/ Stuttgart direction? nip into france for lunch
Iron Mike    pirate
17/06/2008 at 17:57
Oh no, that would be terrible. Frankfurt is an awesome venue! I'm off there in a couple of weeks for my third trip around the course, and its great. Would be a shame to lose it off the calendar. Bet the local businesses will be sad to see it go too if it does-must bring in millions to the region!
17/06/2008 at 18:01
say each competitor spends a minimum of €200, and each person brings one sherpa with them, thats a minimum of a million euros extra in Frnakfurt every year. Personally, I think 200 is modest though so it's likely to be much more.
oxymoron    pirate
17/06/2008 at 18:28
how about berlin, that would be cool
cougie    pirate
18/06/2008 at 08:29
It always rains in hamburg so not going there for a race - if i want rain i can do the vit ?
The Trickster    pirate
18/06/2008 at 12:28
Why not hold it in Roth?
G-Sport    pirate
18/06/2008 at 13:09
Papenburg or Bremen would be nice
18/06/2008 at 13:34

would be good if they moved it to france, or denmark

it's a well known fact that all germans are xenophobic boors with no sense of humour

18/06/2008 at 14:07
...except fur breyton breytonbach, but he's emigrated to paris (etc)
18/06/2008 at 15:06

ooooooo - you two pullin' each others' pigtails in the playground again?

Bless. Just get a room.

18/06/2008 at 15:09
i was going to try to explain irony, but i gave up just after writing "ten thousand spoons"
oxymoron    pirate
18/06/2008 at 15:12
or rain on your wedding day?
18/06/2008 at 15:14
whoaa there, that's getting waaay too advanced for this forum
18/06/2008 at 15:16
I do sometimes think that all IW needs is a knife.
oxymoron    pirate
18/06/2008 at 15:17
lol
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