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Southern California Backroads (CSW1302)

October 5, 2013

DAY 7. THE END. ... and also this tour is coming to an end. We have been across a great variety of landscapes, from the empty deserts like Death Valley to snowcapped mountains on San Bernardino, spending a relaxing day sightseeing San Diego in ...

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Edelweiss Feschtl 2013: the Sequoia Gathering

September 28, 2013

Ladies and Gentlemen, this is not your regular motorcycle tour, and therefore this is not gonna be your regular blog: this is Edelweiss Feschtl 2013! Once a year Edelweiss organizes a double event (in North America and in Europe) to gather together friends that have ...

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Adriatic Rollercoaster: up on the mountains and down to the sea (4SC1303)

September 10, 2013

DAY 4 Rest day... but full program today, for those wishing to visit the Plitvice Lakes and waterfall (the most visited Croatian park under the Natural Heritage UNESCO list). An early start brings us ahead the herds of tour coaches and we enjoy a ...

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Norway Touring Center (NTC1301)

August 7, 2013

The Norway Touring Center has its basecamp in the pretty town of Ålesund, reconstructed in art nuveau style after a big fire happened in 1904. Most of the wooden houses were burnt and German architects and carpenters helped to recreate the town, giving its unique flair. The sun ...

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In the land of Vikings... CVE1301

July 8, 2013

The snow is finally melting also on Scandinavian mountains, roads covered with meters and meters of snow for the biggest part of the year have been cleared, the summer sunshine is blessing coastal Sweden and southern Norway... and another Edelweiss motorcycle tour across nordic countries is ready ...

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The Tigers of Southeast Asia (3SA)

November 3, 2012

We have been to Cape Town and trough the Moroccan desert, we have ridden roads in Alaska and in Patagonia, we reached North Cape and Sicily, we toured the Pacific coasts, we climbed dirt tracks on the Himalaya in Tibet and waded across rivers in Siberia... what ...

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Norway Touring Center 1 - NTC1201

July 17, 2012

DAY 3: Trollstigen After a low-key and gray morning that was trying to scare us with a bit of rain we had a fantastic ride, mostly in the sun! Cruising along the coast in the morning, then facing the 1000m tall rock wall that ...

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The Viking Experience ready to explore Norway - CVE1201

July 6, 2012

Text&Photos: Michael Kreuzmeir and Manuel Marabese ------------------- DAY 4 Today we had an absolutely perfect day of riding on curvy mountain roads. After hundreds of switschbacks through a landscape with countless lakes ...

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A special tour around Norway SPT1220

June 8, 2012

The first 2012 Edelweiss motorcycle tour around Scandinavia is about to start. The tour guide Michael has already arrived in Oslo bringing safely all the bikes and Manuel, the other tour guide, will land tomorrow flying from the neighbor Denmark. Only the last details and set ups are ...

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Alps Extreme, 1851km of adrenalin&curves

August 25, 2011

The tough tour on the narrowest and most demanding alpine roads has reached half way and many thousands curves are already behind us. Not much is left on the side of the rear wheels and the team is enjoying a marvellous week of hot sun and blue ...

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Norway Touring Center 1 (NTC1101) - Cheasing Trolls hidden among fjords

July 19, 2011

The first Norway Touring Center has begun in Ålesund right after the end of "The Viking Experience" that crossed from side to side the southern part of Norway. We met the favour of Odin in person that from his majestic Valhalla decided to send to our Midgard ...

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Adriatic Rollercoaster: the magic of waterfalls vs. the atrocity of war

June 10, 2011

The rest day by the lakes of Plitvice is overwhelming us with strong contrasts: on one side the ethereal turquoise of crystal clear water, naturally-made zen forests, the silence of the leaves and the sound of countless waterfalls...

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Adriatic Rollercoaster: islands hopping

June 9, 2011

After a rest day in Opatija where we had the chance to discover the Istrian peninsula we head towards Krk and Rab: islands hopping today! The first connection is fairly easy: the long bridge Krčki Most (once upon a time called ...

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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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