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Any ideas about motobike trips in Switzerland?

Hi there,

I was wondering if anyone can suggest a couple of places that would be nice for a bike ride. Been to Gstaad and Lugano so far (both great places) but was wondering if anyone can suggest any other places with some nice winding roads. Any suggestion welcome.

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Re: Any ideas about motobike trips in Switzerland?

How about "Switzerland"?


I'm sorry, I couldn't resist There are so many good roads in this country, it is hard to say "oh, you should ride THERE".


There are a lot more riders in the Zurich area to give you more local advice, but I'm a fan of the Appenzell area, as well as the Jura. This, of course, ignores the blatantly obvious Alps, or course.


For more bike-specific suggestions, Chris Knox has a FB group for Swiss motorcyclists. There's a lot of activity there and you'll get more suggestions than you have tires for (International Motorbike Crew Switzerland (IMCS))
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Re: Any ideas about motobike trips in Switzerland?

These are probably the most classic Alpine passes, but as DantesDame said virtually anywhere can provide good routes
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Re: Any ideas about motorbike trips in Switzerland?

Hi DantesDame,

Fair enough, I should have been more descriptive, however, very new to this..

Sustenpass and Jura look pretty good, thanks.. ;-)
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Hi DantesDame,

Fair enough, I should have been more descriptive, however, very new to this..

Sustenpass and Jura look pretty good, thanks.. ;-)
This is Susten Pass and the bikes were at the top of Nufenen Pass. They are all fairly similar to this
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Re: Any ideas about motobike trips in Switzerland?

Come in ticino through the lucomagno pass and valle di blenio.
As already said best thing is to join one of those bikers group on facebook, they always organize rides, you can look at the suggested routes.
And yeah they say susten is great to drive (because of good visibility).
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Motorcycle rideouts
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Re: Any ideas about motobike trips in Switzerland?

Fantastic guys !!!
Many thanks.. :-)
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Re: Any ideas about motobike trips in Switzerland?

Sustenpass is easily my favorite pass.

Also, check out "Panoramastrasse". It ends at Giswil near Sarnersee.
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Re: Any ideas about motobike trips in Switzerland?

Here an overview by region.
http://www.alpentourer.com/alpine_passes/
Region 4 --> Stilfserjoch
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Re: Any ideas about motobike trips in Switzerland?

Really everywhere: passes around Andermatt, from Andermatt to Biasca, Simplon, Klausenpass (Glarus to Altdorf), different paths to St.Moritz, Thun to Aigle or even further to Chamonix, the beautis of Jura on both sides, from Zurich over Schwarzwald to Freiburg, south Bavaria, western Austria.

It is easier to ask yourself where not to drive: most of the highways and overpopulated areas. But it is still worth taking highways for 50-100 km and then going into curvy roads.
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Re: Any ideas about motobike trips in Switzerland?

There is an annual Swiss pass challenge (130 routes in total):
http://www.motofun.ch/paessefahren.html

And there is a open ended European wide pass challenge:
http://passknacker.com/
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