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The wow moment

Register here for the webinar we will be hosting on February 15 at 5.30pm CET on the 2024 InGamba trip to Gstaad. July 9, 2023 One moment sums up the two weeks I just spent guiding and shooting for InGamba in the Gstaad region. We were coming down from the Col des Mosses on a small farm road. Suddenly, behind …

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The most beautiful road bike tours in the Alpes Vaudoises

Top 5 road bike loops in Alpes Vaudoises

June 19, 2023 For the past twenty years, I’ve lived in the Alpes Vaudoises. This mountain region in western Switzerland is easily accessible from all over Europe and my home roads have a lot to inspire cyclists: moderate traffic, awesome landscapes and circuits of varying difficulty between the vineyards of the Chablais and the passes nestled at the foot of …

How to dress for winter riding

February 21, 2023 In a previous post, I shared my advice to keep riding in winter where we live in the Swiss Alps. In summary: you should ride on south facing roads to avoid ice, stay at low altitude in case of bad weather and moderate your efforts to avoid freezing in your sweat when riding down. Of course, “going …

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Winter riding in the Alps: tips and tricks

January 5, 2023 This post is part of our Winter Riding in the Alps guide. Check it out here. From time to time, I fancy getting into indoor riding. You know, buy one of those high tech smart trainers and sweat in the basement. Leave my smartphone to look at another screen. Hang out in the metaverse. That would be …