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…

Switzerland – Lake Tour

Today we skirted five lakes in this area of Switzerland – the Thunersee, Brienzersee, Lungerersee, Samersee, and Lucerne Nidwalden) – and included a number of mountain passes. All up we traveled a bit over 250km for the day. The second graph is the altitude changes over our day to show a couple of the bigger…

Switzerland – Let’s Ride

Today we picked up the bike and started exploring Switzerland by bike. We have hired a BMW K1600GT from Thun Moto-Center. The GT because I rathered the slightly more sporty position than the GTL which I found a bit cramped. Today’s plan is a 240km loop out of Thun heading south/west and then back to…