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Alps Touring Center 1101 Day 3

June 8, 2011

Day 3 brought us back to Italy one more time. Today the weather god adhered strictly to the borders: while Austria was a little bit grey today, Italy greeted us with plenty of sunshine! After having lunch in Germany and Switzerland, we had lunch in Andreas Hofer's ...

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Alps Touring Center 1101 Day 2

June 7, 2011

Today held the ultimate Alpine challenge for us: the Stelvio Pass. 48 switchbacks needed to be mastered before we reached the top at 2757 meters. Everybody made it up the mountain - and then the weather turned bad. The first rain drops of the tour hit us ...

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Adriatic Rollercoaster June 2011

June 6, 2011

Another great tour is about to start. It has been forecast wet road but our riders don't get scared at all for just few drops and after the first hour we reach the Loiblpass, the first border of the day. The transition from Austria into Slovenia goes ...

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THE ADVENTURE OF THE GRAND ALPS (CGA 1102) Part 1

June 6, 2011

It all started out with a welcome briefing hold by the tour guides. Their real reason was to tease us with descriptions, pictures and stories about what to come. We took off on a sunny morning heading towards the Alps, our playground for the next thirteen days ...

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Alps Touring Center 1101 Day 1

June 6, 2011

A great way to start a tour: the sun was shining and the destination was just as flashy: Bavarian King Ludwig's castle and palace Neuschwanstein and Linderhof. Add a lot of lakes and twisty roads - and you have a perfect day!

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Alps Touring Center 2011 on the way

June 5, 2011

Here we go: the Alps Touring Center crew has been briefed, the motorcycles were handed over and are ready to go. Tomorrow we are on our way to Germany - hopefully the food is as good as it was today...

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Alps Touring Center 2011 starts tomorrow

June 4, 2011

The weather is good, the bikes are ready to go - it's time to head for the mountains. Austria, Germany and Italy are scheduled for next week. Wait for the daily update and the fotos!

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High Alpine Tour - Doc Riders (HAT 1101)

May 30, 2011

Finally the tour ended in Erding. Everybody made it safe there - so we could call it an excellent tour. On Friday we got the adventure experience - low temperatures ( down to 2,5° C) and snow (no pictures available)! Our Brasilian friends are not used to ...

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Motorcycle pilgrim tour on the St. James Way

May 27, 2011

RIDING TO EL BURGOS We started the day by going to a local winery called David Monero. Surprisingly, they don't export this beer. So, you can only have some here in Spain. We were offered some wine to taste, but Edelweiss has a strict ...

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RIDING DOCS (HAT 1101)

May 26, 2011

This special High Alpine Tour was customized for a group of Brazilians doctors and turned out to be a real Alpine Adventure tour: We are already half way through! Before we started our adventure in Erding most of the group had spent a few days in ...

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Alps and Lakes 2011 Day 4

May 19, 2011

Today Austria's highest pass waited for us: the Großglockner High Alpine Road. The sun was out early, so the weather provided the perfect background for the beautiful scenery of Austria's highest mountain. Unfortunately the blogger doesn't have many pictures of today - as he was busy preparing ...

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“Sicily to Rome” 2011 (RTS1102) – DAY7

May 19, 2011

Today every rider (and passenger) is facing a hard decision: rest day enjoying the breathtaking view from our Villa in liberty style and maybe take a walk around the old historical centre of Maratea and its Marina at the feet of the cliff... or join us for ...

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Tour of Tuscany - Spring 2011

May 18, 2011

A wellcome to the Tuscany Group. We gonna load the bikes tomorrow and transport them to Florence.

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Alps and Lakes 2011 Day 3

May 18, 2011

Summer is here! The sun brought the temperatures up to about 75°F - not hot enough for any tourmember to jump into Lake Hallstatt. Instead everybody enjoyed the picnic at the lake shore. The afternoon provided us with a few quite challenging pass roads - good practice ...

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