March 2017 Newsletter


Challenge Tour Sold Out We’ve managed to fill up our 2017 Challenge Tour already. We’ve got 18 riders on this tour from all over the world. But we’ve still got spaces on our Lite Tour from September 9th – 20th. …

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March 2017 Local Newsletter


Club Rides have Begun Our weekly club rides have begun ! As usual, we leave from the shop at 22 Rue des Grottes every Saturday at 9:30am and Thursdays at 18h15. These hours may change slightly once things warm up …

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Flat Tire Workshop


Date: April 1st, 2017 Time: 14h00 If you own a road bike, you need to know how to change a flat. Here’s your chance: You’ll learn how: – to choose tube size, tire size – to remove/put back your front …

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From Ragbrai to Switzerland

    John Klemme left  for Europe after graduating from the University of Iowa in 1992. He founded the tour company Bike Switzerland in 2004.  This piece was excerpted and edited from the magazine International School Parent.    What brought …

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January 2017 Newsletter


Bike Switzerland & Swiss Tourism As of January 1st, Bike Switzerland is a member of Swiss Tourism. Although we’ve collaborated with ST over the years, we’ve never been a voting member. However, starting in 2017 Swiss Tourism is going to …

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Lots of women on our Challenge Tour

Women Road Cyclists

It’s often the case that solo lady riders hesitate joining our tours because they don’t want to be in the awkward position of being the “lone woman”. That won’t be the case in 2017. So far, 8 out of the …

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New Hotel in Gstaad for Challenge Tour


We’ve been using the Alpine Lodge in Saanen for the last 5 or 6 years. The staff at there has been great and always made us feel special and welcome. Unfortunately, the hotel is going to be closing this year …

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4000 CHF in coupons to spend in Switzerland !

coupon pass

Thinking of coming to Switzerland this year ? We’re offering this coupon book free to anyone (or any couple) signing up for a tour between now and the end of January. Lots of two-for-one offers at restaurants, attractions, on trains …

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Honeymoon in Switzerland


Hey Cyclists ! Are you getting married this year ? If you haven’t made honeymoon plans, consider a bike trip across Switzerland. Pablo and Carolina from Brazil did this. Here’s what they’ve got to say. My wife and I did …

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December 2016 Newsletter


Get 2016 Tour Prices until January 1st Keep in mind that our prices will increase slightly beginning on January 1st. So, lock in our 2016 prices (for a 2017 tour) by getting us your deposit in before then. To do …

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