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Mediterranean Alps Extreme 1703

Saturday, September 16, 2017 | Michael Göbel | Europe

Day 8

Finale - Vence - 280 km

Unfortunately our last riding day, but what a day!

Endless curves,  hairpins and some challenging goat trails. On top of it we saw some nice little villages like Zuccarello and Peille. It is hard to say good bye to a wonderful group at the wellfare dinner.

In the end everybody was happy.

Riding through Zuccarello
Monte Carlo
Barbara got a new shirt....
Gelato time in Peille
Wellfare dinner

Day 7

Rapallo - Finale -270 km

Extreme roads in extreme conditions. We had rain and dense fog, slippery roads in some parts,  but the group did very well. We made it to Finale and we also had dry roads in the alternden. The beer After the ride tasted very good today.

Leaving the hotel in the morning
Foto stop overlooking Genua
Challenging roads

Day 6

Rest day Rapallo - 150 km 

This group is really tough! We went for a ride to Cinque Terre in rain and fog and there was no question about that.  Hopefully the weather will get better tomorrow. 

Beautiful Monterosso, one of the towns in Cinque Terre
Seeking for a shelter in the rain

Day 5

Mondovi - Rapallo - 280 km 

Vinyards and hazelnut plantations in Piemont, fantastic riding in the Ligurian mountains and our hotel right at the beachten. Italy is wonderfull. 

Bootbeer time
View from our hotel

Day 4

Valberg - Mondovi - 300 km

What a day!  Perfect weather,  challenging roads and a warm welcome in Italy. Col de Turini, Col de Tenden several canyons and 9 passes. The group is exhausted but happy. 

Col de Tende

Day 3

Restday Valberg - 280 km

Aktually the rest day of the group was not really a rest. 

We did some really challenging roads with thousands of curves and everybody enjoyed it. 

 

Ken and Ben at the top
Riding through Utelle
Ben and Felix enjoying a swim
The icecream story........
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At the motorcycle museum in Entrevaux

Day 2

Vence-Valberg 320 km

The Day of the canyons. A great warm up! 

Visiting a waterfall
Group picture at Canyon du Verdon
Lunchtime
Canyon du Dalouis

Day 1

Arival at St Paul de Vence 

 

Our Extreme group: Barbara and Norman from Pensilvenia, Felix from Germany, Ben and Ken from Utah 

Welcome dinner

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Barbara Krasny
Sunday, September 17, 2017 at 23:49

Back in the states ☹️. A huge THANK YOU to Michael for making this the best motorcycle ride we could ever imagine. You were an exceptional guide and even better person. So glad we had the privilege of meeting and riding with you. Also a big shout out to Felix, Ken and Ben. We had such a fun time with you guys and really hope to do some riding again. We would definitely recommend this Extreme Tour to anyone who has a spirit of adventure!
Carole Harris Sharp
Friday, September 15, 2017 at 02:34

I've always wanted to visit Cinque Terre--hope the rain stops for you guys. Tough ones to ride in the rain on your rest day
Ronnie
Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 23:01

This ride looks amazing can't wait to go on one!!!! Ken and ben are animals!
Carole Sharp
Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 05:17

Incredible view from your hotel, day 5--any swimming?
Carole Sharp
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 23:06

Love Ken and Ben at the top--and Ben and Felix taking a swim. Great looking group and Italy is beautiful
Björn
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 11:56

Hi Ken and Ben,

nice to see you are enjoying another "extreme" tour. Have fun and ride safe!

Björn
Gayle Bissay
Monday, September 11, 2017 at 20:11

This trip looks like an amazing time with great scenery! Definitely one for the books next time.

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