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SPT 21022 Alpine Highlights

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 | Arno Lachmann / Peter Kuhn | Europe

Day 11 The last day of riding on top of Austria

Kalanda overtaking the snow blower
Emperor Franz-Josef joining our group
as well as this fella right beside the trail
almost touching the clouds
Ike on top of Edelweissspitze after going up tight hairpins on cobblestones
Grossglockner Hochalpenstrasse
or Grossglockner High Alpine Road
the Krimml Waterfalls in the background

Day 10 - Klobenstein to Lienz through the heart of the Dolomites

The morning briefing being recorded
riding the curvy roads from the Eisack-Valley up to Kastelruth
Passo Pinei: done!
our mountain cinema
Affogato and Coke zero, a classic italian combination
Sharon and Randy with Marmolada mountain in the background
Kalanda enjoying the beautiful weather
Gary on the dam at Passo Fedaia Marmolada
Debra and Ike
Scott
Sella Ronda was closed today, but our backup plan was beautiful too
short stop on the southern ramp of Passo Giau
celebrating Gary's 5th Tour with a present from Edelweiss
almost there
Scott on top of the Dolomites
Passo Giau with perfect riding conditions
The view from our Picknick place above Cortina d Ampezzo
and the fascinating drift of the clouds at Punta Nera
last turn in the rock walls of the Dolomites...
...and there we are at our next Picknick
the buffet is open
can it get any better?
Peter enjoying his picknick
and continue towards the hotel and the next passes
Tre Cime
Three Peaks
Drei Zinnen
one of the iconic views in the Dolomites
The hotel is a real Tyrolean original
a well earned dinner after a good day of riding

Day 9 - Restday Ride Bolzano

today we will ride the highest Pass roads in the north of Bolzano
Herold and Debra on there last meters to...
Passo Pennes
a great view on a great morning
and there we are climbing our next one
Randall in the last turn of Passo Giovo
great day, great people, great job
and here we are on the way to number 3
the breathtaking view and turns up to...
Passo del Rombo with the Glacier in which Ötzi was found in the background
all the best Ötzi on the 30st anniversary of your discovery
and at the bottom of the Passeier Valley, Arno is waiting for us with a picnic
what a cozy place for lunch...
and what a great colleague

Day 8 - Where the rainy alps meet the foggy Italy

Not the best weather for motorcycling, but we gave it a try anyways
Lago Molveno covered by clouds
Kalanda defying the rain
After a hot shower everybody enjoys the delicious dinner at Hotel Bemelmanns Post

Day 7 - the smallest roads from Lugano to Val di Sole

After a leisurely ride along the lago lugano, we reach the ferry across Lake Como
there comes the ferry...
...and we are on our way across the lake towards the smallest streets
we cross romantic Italian villages and Sharon uses the break for a refreshment at the fountain
We reached our lunch stop in Valle Taleggio...
...to taste the famous cheese from the region
the last turn up to Passo di Zamola
there we are on the top
down again and up again on the small streets of Viviona Pass
and enjoy the wood art on the pass

Day 6 - from Zermatt towards "la dolce vita" in Lugano

Scott caught an eagle on our first stop at the Simplon Pass

Herold and Debra

Relaxing at Lago Maggiore
Meeting locals (from Texas) in Cannobio
Sightseeing after lunch
A cool breeze on the ferry across the lake
Enjoying the view of Laveno Mombello
Gelato!
Why didn't they tell us about the XXL portion?

Day 5 - Restday Zermatt

on our restday in Zermatt we had an early depature to the Gornergrat railroad to be the first ones on the top
and in the train to get the seats with the best view
this panorama is the best reward for an early wakeup call
and there we are short after sunrise the only ones on the top
to have the best picture spots for us
what a beautiful place here we can see the Gornerglacier
Debra and Herold with the Matterhorn in the back
Scott with the small and the big Mattahorn
and there we also got our perfect grouppicture
visiting the chaple on top for a morning prayer
Kalanda and Gary
strolling through Zermatt's Hinterdorfstrasse
...the climbers cemetery...
and the cozy caffee spots in the warm mountain sun what a great day (stowaway in the background)
the black nosed sheep in their night enclosure

Day 4 - from Andermatt curvy up and down to Zermatt

Another beautiful day in the swiss alps, starting off with the Furkapass
Sharon and Randall keeping it cool inside the Rhone Glacier
The vanguard waiting for the rest of the group
Lunch with a view at Göscheneralp
Sharon and Randall Hopp!
Scott on his Tiger 900
Sharon and Randall on their BMW 1250 GS
Debra and Harold on their BMW 1250 RT
Kalanda on her BMW 750 GS
Gary on his BMW 1000 XR
Riding the historic Tremola cobblestone road on St. Gotthard's Pass
Last pass of the day: Nufenen

Day 3 - the big 7 from Livigno to Andermatt

What a morning on Berninapass this is better than any coffee
The Group is enjoying the curves
and load them with energy for the next pass roads
Debra and Herold on the top with Piz Bernina in the back
and there we are already on the next pass and enjoy the view down from Malojapass
taking pictures in the warm sun shine
on Splügenpass we got an interesting motorcycle exhibition
and a delicious lunch in the bright sun
coming up the last curves of...
...San Bernardino
and there we are on our last one for this Day...
...in a beautiful afternoon atmosphere...
...on Oberalppass
and in the evening we enjoyed a perfect dinner

Day 2 - from Seefeld to Livignio

First pass of the day, the Kühtai (or the Apfelstrudel-Saddle)
Enjoying the beautiful view into the Inn valley at Gacher Blick
First stop in Italy, the famous church tower in Lago di Resia

Day 1 - Welcome to Seefeld

The tour painted by a famous artist
Our riders enjoying a 7 course gala menu
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Perry Cogburn
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at 16:07

Best looking daily art routes ever!
Sarah
Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at 16:06

Looks like a great tour

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