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Swiss Alps

Lac de l’Hongrin

Beautiful vineyards, a challenging climb, a long tunnel, military checkpoints, an alpine dam/lake, and a beautiful castle – this loop has it all. And most of it is virtually deserted!

Swiss Alps

Glaubenberg and Glaubenbielen Passes

After mocking this year’s Tour de Suisse route, I thought I’d better have a look first hand at the the two Hors Categorie climbs that will be raced this Sunday as part of the final 2012 Tour de Suisse stage.

Mountain Bike

La Croix de Coeur

Contador and other wimps stop at Verbier. But slow, old guys (me) know that the climb only gets interesting higher up above Verbier.

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