2012 is the great anniversary year of Frederick the Great, who would have been 300 years old. A bicycle trip on the Havel-Radweg takes you to some places where he lived, e.g. Potsdam or Werder in Germany. The bicycle tour operator Die Landpartie organizes individual tours. More at: http://www.dielandpartie.de/havelradweg.html
Bicycle designer Dieter "Didi" Senft presents his latest bicycle invention, the so-called "111-twelve-teeth-rake-bicycle" in Storkow, Germany, 12 March 2012. The bicycle consists of 111 garden rakes and is fully functional but cannot be used for raking. Senft who is known as the "Tour-Devil" at the Tour de France has been inventing curious bicycles for many years.
German bicycle designer Didi Senft, known during the Tour de France as "El Diabolo", presents his latest Christmas-themed construction in Storkow, Germany on November 29, 2012. (Patrick Pleul/AFP/Getty Images)