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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November 2016 Newsletter


New Shop Website is Up The new shop website is up and has a lot of new features and pages. Here are the most important. Deal of the Week: This page will be showcasing a new bike on special offer …

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Octobre 2016 Bulletin


Nouveau Site Web pour Magasin Notre site actuel ( etant un peu demodé, nous preparons à lancer un tout nouveau. Ce nouveau site sera basé sur la plate-forme e-commerce Magento 2.0 qui nous permettra de vous presenter plus de produits, …

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October 2016 Newsletter


New Bike Shop Website Our old and crusty bike shop website ( is getting a make-over. We’re moving to a new platform (Magento 2.0) which is going to allow us to showcase more products, categories, etcetera, etcetera. There will be …

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