What is a Swiss Slow-up ?

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These are day-long free bicycle events held all over Switzerland and open to all cyclists. Roads are closed to motor-traffic, food stands are set up and then thousands of cyclists from the area and beyond come to the designated starting …

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Get your Deposit Back When you Buy a Bike

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If you’re doing one of guided or independent tours, then consider this: Buy any TREK bike with an MSRP of 2,500 chf or more and we’ll deduct your 600 chf trip deposit from the bike’s price. Example: The Emonda SL6 …

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Winter Cycling in Switzerland

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Come this time of year, most of us prefer to trade in our cycling cleats for snowshoes or skis. That said, there are more and more winter cyclists out there. And with the help of the bicycle industry’s new Fat …

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Mechanic Position Opening

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Bike Switzerland is a bicycle tour company, but we also have a small shop where we do sales, servicing and rentals of road bikes. This position will require a flexible person who is comfortable with menial tasks such as cleaning …

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Fall 2017 Newsletter

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2018 Guided Challenge and Lite Tours Announced After a few false-starts, we’re announcing our 2018 guided tour dates. Lite Tour: July 9 – 19th Challenge: August 6-15th These are the only guided tours that we have on the 2018 schedule. …

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Two Back-to-Back Tours at 60

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Moira is a semi-retired doctor from New Zealand. At 60-years old, Moira cycled across Switzerland on her own on our very challenging “Alpine Tour” and then turned around and did our Guided Challenge Tour. Here’s her account. In June 2017 …

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Celebrating a Birthday on the Lite Tour

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My wife and I did the independent Bike Switzerland Lite Tour in Sept 2017 to celebrate my 65th birthday. We liked the fact that everything was arranged for us. We particularly enjoyed the daily transfer of luggage; it made the …

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2018 Season and Offers

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We’re going to run two guided tours next year.  The tours and dates are: Lite Tour: July 9 – July 19 (11 nights) Price: 4,799 Chf (until Jan 1st, 2018) Challenge Tour: August 6 – August 15 (10 nights) Price: …

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Doing the Jura Tour Independently

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Alan from Toronto did our Challenge Tour last year and he was back last month for another more challenging solo-trek across Switzerland doing our Jura Tour. Having enjoyed the solo Challenge Tour so much last summer I wanted to try …

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Solo Alpine Tour Feedback

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Thanks for checking in.  Yes the trip went very well and I am impressed with how smoothly it all went with hotels, baggage transfer, and the GPS.  I enjoyed all the hotels and thought the variety of styles was fun …

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