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Rollin' to Croatia on a bike

Summary

SWITZERLAND | Saturday, 10 Oct 2015 | Views [231]

Bike Trail:  1000km, 10 days, 7 nights camping, highest point= 2434 m, average km per day= 100km, 2 t-shirts, 1 pair of socks, 2 legs, 0 major problems .   To illustrate the end story. Here you can trace the last part ... Read more >


Photos: Summary

SWITZERLAND | Saturday, 10 Oct 2015 | Photo Gallery


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9) Dubrovnik

SWITZERLAND | Saturday, 10 Oct 2015 | Views [266]

22.8.15, Dubrovnik… Despite some last minute stressful situations, I made it on time with my bike in one piece. Last post, last story, so here is one misadventure I remember well.   Hvar city, 2 days before  :   ... Read more >


8) Beautiful Croatia

SWITZERLAND | Monday, 28 Sep 2015 | Views [257]

Doberdan (Hello)! Here I am going to share some typical and diverse scenery of this wild country.   . The city of Hvar hidden behind this mount. A banal coastal beach on Hvar island. A deserted village still ... Read more >


7) Departure N°2

SWITZERLAND | Monday, 28 Sep 2015 | Views [265]

Lienz, Austria, 1000 km, day 11, the half of the trip, new beginning. For a matter of circumstances Max returned home yesterday. I am therefore unexpectedly confronted to face the road on my own and having to put up with my mood changing...... Read more >


6) …and downs

SWITZERLAND | Thursday, 17 Sep 2015 | Views [483] | Video

"Remember where you come from but don't forget where you are heading" said once a very famous swiss biker autoproclaimed philosoph. Indeed, the Alps are now behind us. It's a relief to be that close to the Austrian boundary as it forecast a much ... Read more >


5) Ups…

SWITZERLAND | Saturday, 12 Sep 2015 | Views [233]

We did it... It's day n°3 and we Fu'kapass! The first pass of a serie of 3. Oberalpass and Albulapass were still to come. While most people reach the top riding motorbikes, it was also common to meet cyclists on our way up. I'm having trouble ... Read more >


4) The D-day(s)

SWITZERLAND | Saturday, 5 Sep 2015 | Views [250]

Prelude: I first wanted to write this journal day by day all along the trip. Then I thought that every 3 days would be a better frequency. Or even once a week. Finally I had absolutely no opportunity to update the website, lacking computers and ... Read more >


Photos: Dubrovnik

SWITZERLAND | Thursday, 3 Sep 2015 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: The coast of Croatia

SWITZERLAND | Thursday, 3 Sep 2015 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: To bike or not to bike?

SWITZERLAND | Thursday, 3 Sep 2015 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: Der Graubünden Radweg

SWITZERLAND | Thursday, 3 Sep 2015 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: The first days (CH)

SWITZERLAND | Thursday, 3 Sep 2015 | Photo Gallery


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3) The final countdown

SWITZERLAND | Saturday, 25 Jul 2015 | Views [330]

    Day-7 : This is a period of excitement and slight apprehension... Doubts are present. Doubts on my physical strength and endurance, doubts on the amount of time we have, doubts on the itinerary (where the hell can we find maps of cycling ... Read more >


2) Some training...

SWITZERLAND | Saturday, 25 Jul 2015 | Views [197]

Here I am going to post the itinerary of each training course I have done (with a very brief description). Started more or less 1 month prior departure, I did one "long" ride each week in addition with daily short rides home-work and work-home, which ... Read more >


1) Hell yeah!

SWITZERLAND | Saturday, 25 Jul 2015 | Views [234]

Hi! My name is Jean-Raphael. I am 23 years old. I am 190cm tall and weigh 85kg. I am swiss. It all began on a cold day of January... January 2015:  A friend and I, fond of outdoor sports, were having a banal conversation about summer ... Read more >


Photos: Pre-departure

SWITZERLAND | Thursday, 9 Jul 2015 | Photo Gallery

The preparation phases.
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