Review – BMW K1600GT

Following last years tour in the US we discovered we love this mode of travel and a touring bike is likely to be parked in our garage at sometime in the near future (hopefully). But which bike.?! While neither of us liked the Harley Davidson Electra Glide from last year’s trip (see my comments on…

Zürich – not just banks

When you think about Zürich what do you think about? Banks? Well yes, this certainly is the capital of banking in Switzerland with the financial district, shops I can’t afford to look into, and luxury Mercs and BMWs as taxis.!! But Zürich is more than that. As we only have a short time in Zürich…

Leaving Thun

Following so much anticipation leading up to the motorcycle ride and then having such a great time riding the Swiss mountains, it was a bit stange getting up with no where to ride. The next few days were spent hanging out, looking around Thun, and traveling to Zürich where we fly home on Thursday night.…

Amazing Views … apparently

Today started under grey skys with 100% chance of rain. Not the best start for a five pass ride day – promising amazing roads and stunning views on our way back to Thun. But it’s still better than being at work. View from our balcony this morning All up today we covered around 300km and…

Chasing Storms

Today I was thinking about which pass has been my favourite on this trip. It’s actually a really hard question to answer as every pass has been different with its own unique characteristics. They have ranged from the very tight and technical passes where you have little room for error, to the more open flowing…