Author Archive ‘MarkoBauer’

Day 7 Ultimate Alps Tour CUA1201

We are back in Austria! After leaving Bozen this morning we turned our bikes north. Three passes waited for us (Penser Joch, Jaufenpass and Timmelsjoch) – and another picnic. Unfortunately we encountered a little bit of rain, and the top of the Timmelsjoch was completely...

Day 4 Alps and Lakes Tour CAL1201

Day 4 Alps and Lakes Tour CAL1201 We have reached Kaprun, a wonderful mountain village surrounded by 10,000 ft peaks. Yesterday’s highlight was Hallstatt, a UNESCO World Heritage Sight – we now know why. Beautiful is the right word! Today we are headed for the Grossglockner, Austria’s highest mountain pass! ——————————————— Today...

Brisbane, here we come! (CAA1101)

As usual on Edelweiss Tours, time is flying – and so are we! After leaving Sydney behind us, we continued to the north.  Beautiful beaches, unique animals and stunning picnic locations line the way towards Brisbane, where we will arrive tonight. Here are some impressions...

MotoGP Tour Phillip Island 9PI1101

Only a few more hours, then the Edelweiss Ducati Tour in Down Under will get going. The almost brand new Ducati Multistradas and Monsters are already waiting in the garage, the weather is beautiful (it is Spring in the southern hemisphere)  – it’s time to...

High Alpine Tour HAT1104

The evenings in Bozen, Italy, always end a little than exspected – that’s why the blog is usually a little shorter… 15 riders from three different continents started the August High Alpine Tour in Erding. The weather was typical European – I call it “High...

Alps Touring Center 1101 Day 4

Due t the weather forecast, we had to modify the route a little bit – and fortunately we picked the right spot to go to! Just when we reached the top of the pass the sky cleared up – with a little phantasy it was...

Alps Touring Center 1101 Day 3

Day 3 brought us back to Italy one more time. Today the weather god adhered strictly to the borders: while Austria was a little bit grey today, Italy greeted us with plenty of sunshine! After having lunch in Germany and Switzerland, we had lunch in...

Alps Touring Center 1101 Day 2

Today held the ultimate Alpine challenge for us: the Stelvio Pass. 48 switchbacks needed to be mastered before we reached the top at 2757 meters. Everybody made it up the mountain – and then the weather turned bad. The first rain drops of the tour...

Alps Touring Center 1101 Day 1

A great way to start a tour: the sun was shining and the destination was just as flashy: Bavarian King Ludwig’s castle and palace Neuschwanstein and Linderhof. Add a lot of lakes and twisty roads – and you have a perfect day! Edelweiss Headquarter (aka...

Alps Touring Center 2011 on the way

Here we go: the Alps Touring Center crew has been briefed, the motorcycles were handed over and are ready to go. Tomorrow we are on our way to Germany – hopefully the food is as good as it was today…