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Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Austria and Germany in 2017

In the summer of 2017 our bicycle trip will lead us to Zurich, Switzerland from where we will start our riding along lakes and the Rhine river on our way to Austria. After a few days over rolling terrain we’ll … Continue reading

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Barcelona

                  Our last day in Spain left us to spend the day in Barcelona.  We took a bus from our hotel to center city, Some decided to get on the Hop On … Continue reading

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Sant Llorenc to Barcelona

      It is our last day of riding as we head back to Barcelona.  Leaving Sant Llorenc we cycled past some beautiful lakes with the bluest water some of us had ever seen. Spectacular!  Mountain tunnels were a … Continue reading

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Pont de Suert to Sant Llorenc de Morunys; our Queen stage; 100 miles; 10,000 ft

    This was the longest day of our journey. We traveled 100 miles and climbed 10,000 feet.  We thought we could adopt the theme song “Ain’t no mountain High Enough”!  It was hot and the climbs were long.  Our … Continue reading

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Ainsa to Pont de Suert

        After another hearty breakfast of meats,cheeses,tortilla espanola, fruit, and a variety of breads we got on route N260 and we were on the same road all day.  This road took us through some beautiful gorges and … Continue reading

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Luchon to Ainsa

      Today we head back to Spain by first climbing the beautiful Col de Peyresourde with it lush growth of green as we start the climb and the sparkling snow capped peaks as we reach the top.  It … Continue reading

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Luchon

    Luchon, France is a fun,busy,touristy town, which some of us visited two years ago on our trip to The Pyrenees. One of the Tour de France stages finished here and the towns’ support is still evident.  Well known … Continue reading

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Tavascan to Luchon

        After a nice breakfast, we left for the day at 9:00 a.m.  The forecast was for 60% chance of rain, but the forecast was wrong, and we completed the 70 miles by mid afternoon.  We started … Continue reading

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Andorra to Tavascan

        Back to Spain today and climbing the Col del Canto…15 miles of MOUNTAIN!  Is it ever going to end?  How far yet to the top? Closer the end of the day we rode through some cute … Continue reading

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Andorra

    Today was a “rest Day” for most, but Thorr, Helmut, and Scott decided that a day without cycling would not do.  They had mountains in every direction we looked to ride up. The other riders spent the day … Continue reading

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