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Best motorbike tours in German-speaking part of Switzerland

Hi everyone, I'm looking for a few good routes to take my motorbike out for a ride somewhere in the German-speaking part of Switzerland.

I've taken two small tours last summer, and had a lot of fun between: Glarus - Linthal - Altdorf. The other tour I don't remember exactly anymore.

What tours have you taken so far? Any recommendations?
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Re: Best motorbike tours in German-speaking part of Switzerland

There are many. Try Engelberg and around area. Interlaken, Susten pass, Furka pass, Routes near Davos etc.
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There are many. Try Engelberg and around area. Interlaken, Susten pass, Furka pass, Routes near Davos etc.
Except that you will have to wait at least until June to try them.

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Re: Best motorbike tours in German-speaking part of Switzerland

I went around Engelberg at the weekend, it's fantastic!
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There are many. Try Engelberg and around area. Interlaken, Susten pass, Furka pass, Routes near Davos etc.
Susten, Furka and Grimsel (or maybe Grimsel then Furka, I forget) make a nice little triangle that can be done in a couple hours, and it's a great ride. Just watch out, at least one of them usually has radar out specifically to catch boneheaded bikers.
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There are very good scenic roads near Baden and if willing to cross border into Germany then Schluchsee, Todtnau area.
You will need to plan ahead your routes.
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Hi everyone, I'm looking for a few good routes to take my motorbike out for a ride somewhere in the German-speaking part of Switzerland.

I've taken two small tours last summer, and had a lot of fun between: Glarus - Linthal - Altdorf. The other tour I don't remember exactly anymore.

What tours have you taken so far? Any recommendations?
Why play with fire when you're close to the border with Germany?
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Susten, Furka and Grimsel (or maybe Grimsel then Furka, I forget) make a nice little triangle that can be done in a couple hours, and it's a great ride. Just watch out, at least one of them usually has radar out specifically to catch boneheaded bikers.
I have never seen police/radar on that triangle - although they may just be nicely hidden and/or I wasn't going very quickly**

I am a driver (as opposed to rider) however, in line with the Nurburgring, it is worth everyone who uses the passes for fun (rather than travel) to be observant of each other and to allow each other to progress at their own pace. There is nothing worse than having someone on your chuff, or sitting on someones chuff for KM after KM.

**One of those 2 is considerably more likely than the other
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I went around Engelberg at the weekend, it's fantastic!


I agree it's one of my favorite routes.
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I have never seen police/radar on that triangle - although they may just be nicely hidden and/or I wasn't going very quickly**

**One of those 2 is considerably more likely than the other
A lot of times they're positioned higher up on a pass watching the activity below. More than a few of our EF bikers group have gotten tickets around there, apparently, though not I - I've yet (knock on wood) to get busted on the bike, though I have a lot of 1kph tickets in my car built up!
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