Werner and Doris Schiemann – Germany

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Type of Bike: Honda Gold Wing GL 1800 and Yamaha FJR 1300

Occupation: Chief Officer of a regulatory authority – Retired

Favorite Ride: All kind of long distance rides together with my wife as pillion

Future Rides: After more than 20 verified long distance rides, my wife and I plan to slow down a little bit and put the focus on tourist rides. There are still 3 extreme rides that I will attempt. Extreme rides means more than 1500 miles in under 24 hours.

Interesting Facts: My wife and I both are passed the age of 60. We are together on motorcycles – and married for 40 years. Further hobbies include shooting and athletic sports.

I have been riding motorcycles since 1968. In 2011 while riding a Honda Gold Wing and Yamaha FJR1300, I completed 3-SS2000Ks, 3-BB1500s, 3-BB2500Ks, 1-SS1000, 1-SS1600K, and 1-SS2000. My wife Doris and I also have been awarded “Germany’s Toughest Riders in 2012”, and the Mile Eater SILVER Award in November 2012.