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Riding at it's best - Pyrenees EXTREME

Friday, September 13, 2019 | Björn Greibig | Europe

Day 7 - Maçanet de Cabrenys to Casteldefels

And finally the farewell dinner. A week of fantastic riding, with crazy weather and a lot of fun is behind us. Thank you guys!!!
The last pass of the tour is Col Formic.
Everything for the best photo.
The symbols of the Catalan independent movement are everywhere.
Alex just enjoys the last day.
Blue bird, 25°C, twisty roads & snowy mountains in the background is all you need for a perfect day!
What a beautiful day!
The tour isn't over yet, so let's ride!
Briefing for the last riding day of the tour.

Day 6 - Tarascon-sur-Ariège to Maçanet de Cabrenys

Enjoying the evening.
#frenchcanadian :-P
The biggest gas station we could find.
Col d'Ares
Can you see the mediterranean sea in the background?
Collada de Toses
The toilet is really nice, Sherry said.
Aaand some snow again...

Day 5 - Luz-Saint-Sauveur to Tarascon-sur-Ariège

Mhhhh delicious!
A nice place to have a beer.
Col de la Core
French cuisine is just delicious!
We found a nice and warm place for lunch on the top of Col de Menté.
4°C and snowfall
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The weather at Col du Tourmalet was unfortunately different than we hoped, but still an experience.
We're coming!

Day 4 - Pamplona to Luz-Saint-Sauveur

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Some riding action from the way down.
It is so stunning on the top of Col d' Abisque!
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Just listen!
Making some new friends.
What a view on the way down from Col de la Pierre St. Martin.
Mirador de Larra-Belagua
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A spontaneous tai-chi lesson at lunch.
Enjoying a coffe in the morning sun.
Alex & Günther discuss the route of today.

Day 3 - Restday Pamplona

At night in the streets of Pamplona.
Relaxing mode on!
Coffee break at the french-spanish boarder.
Salut France!
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Donostia-San Sebastián is definitely a postcard place!

Day 2 - Monestir d'Avellanes to Pamplona

Monasterio Nuevo de San Juan de la Peña
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At our lunch stop in Ainsa.
Along the Benasque NP.
Coffee time.
In the middle of nowhere...

Day 1 - Castelldefels to Monestir d'Avellanes

Our sleeping place for the first night, Monestir d'Avellanes.
We did it!
Last coffee stop for today, everyone is a bit exhausted but happy.
We reached the top of Coll de Boixols!
...Llosa del Cavall.
Time to stop for lunch at...
Sherry enjoys the view from the top of Parador de Cardona.
Villa Cardona
...but at least we can enjoy a coffee and the view there.
Abtei Santa Maria de
Montserrat, unfortunately we have no time on this tour to look at the monastery more closely, because we focus on riding...
Monsieur Lollipop
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James Ashton
Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 21:21

Wow - big hello to Jean, Christian & Gunter! Hope you guys had a great ride!
Sunday, September 15, 2019 at 23:40

Hi James
Yup, it was great fun and fantastic riding for 7 days.
Cheers, Gunther
Michael Nesbit aka Justin
Monday, September 23, 2019 at 18:30

Gunther/Christian -
Hey you crazy Canadians- Mike from your Alps ride in 2018. How would you compare Alps to Pyrenees?
Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 20:44

What a fantastic tour … indescribable!!!
Thanks to my riding companions, Alex, Jean, Christian, Perry, Sherry, Robert for making this such a pleasant, unforgettable trip … I will ride with any of you any time.
And of course a big shout out to Bjorn … excellent job … you saved the day my man … you guys know what I'm talking about.
Ride save, two wheels down
Cheers, Gunther
Björn Greibig
Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 20:47

It was a pleasure!
Alex Burgbacher
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 18:19

Ich durfte dabei sein!!! Und die Bilder sind super, das Fahren ist nicht auf den tollen Fotos wahrnehmbar... es war und ist sensationell!! Danke bis hierhin für alles. Top! Alex
Sunday, September 8, 2019 at 23:38

Fantastic 3 days so far.
Sorry about the Diesel ... Great Job Björn!


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