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2008 France Italy Switzerland

The Alps #3

This is the report of the Tour de Nivolet, my cycling holiday in mountainous areas in Switzerland, France and Italy. Results: nine passes and a very special off-road detour. In seven days I cycle some 600 kilometers and climb 12,700 meters. Prologue When I was a kid I was studying the map of the National […]

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2005 Italy Switzerland

The Alps #2

This is the report of my cycling trip in south-east Switzerland and north Italy. With the Gavia as the highest point and the Splügenpass as the most beautiful. The other pass roads were disappointing. Anyway, I can add eight mountain passes to my bucket list. In five days’ time I travel some 400 kilometers and […]