Riding the Swiss Alps. And a bit of France. Oh and Italy too

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Riding the Swiss Alps. And a bit of France. Oh and Italy too

Post by max7 » Fri Oct 07, 2011 8:07 am

Just recently got back from a wonderful, sunny whistle stop tour of the Swiss Alps. We also ventured into the French Alps and touched on the Italian ones too (Great St Bernard pass, woo hoo!!!).

Loads of vid, see linky below.

http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL ... re=viewall

Don't expect you'll want to watch it all but it gives you some idea of the riding heaven that awaits out there.

Enjoy :D


Max

BTW Apart from the Gt St Bernard pass (which sadly, I wasn't able to capture on vid and couldn't have published anyway due to the naughty nature of the riding!) this was my personal fave road ...the views weren't so spectacular, but the riding was amazing!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oLy-KuUX ... 8&index=12
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Re: Riding the Swiss Alps. And a bit of France. Oh and Italy

Post by Jokely » Sat Oct 08, 2011 2:07 pm

I just got back from a similar trip myself - rode back to the UK from Verona via some amazing roads including the Stelvio Pass and the Grossglockner. The SMT never missed a beat and made the trip a whole lot of fun. Oh, and she was mind-blowing on a lap of the Nurburgring!

What a great bike the SMT is - I love it! A bike comfortable enough to cover 2,000 miles in 10 days and yet still be nimble & fast enough to embarrass a lot of the sportsbike boys at Brands Hatch (see below!).
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Post by CPB » Sat Oct 08, 2011 11:23 pm

Cool Pic ^^^

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Post by kevxtx » Sun Oct 09, 2011 1:07 am

Great riding area.

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Re: Riding the Swiss Alps. And a bit of France. Oh and Italy

Post by Jokely » Tue Oct 11, 2011 4:53 pm

Cheers! The only problem you have with the SMT on track is going through your toe-sliders too quickly and grinding the pegs!

I've got some peg-sliders now and metal toe-sliders ready for next time! ;)
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Re: Riding the Swiss Alps. And a bit of France. Oh and Italy too

Post by ktmnerd1958 » Wed Nov 16, 2016 3:16 am

wow! what a great ride you had :)

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