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The most beautiful climb you've never heard of

Nestled in the Bernese Alps is a tiny road, closed to motorized traffic at the…

Swiss bliss: Behind the scenes of Discovering Switzerland with Shoddy Dave

If you've been following our recent ten-part series on Switzerland, you'll know that we've traversed…

Discovering Switzerland: Aargau & Engadine

Although at opposite ends of the country, the Swiss regions of Aargau and Engadine have…

Discovering Switzerland: Swiss Travel System

Switzerland's famously punctual railways are just one part of the broader Swiss public transport network…

Discovering Switzerland: Jura and Swiss Parks

Tracing a mountain range from Switzerland's southwest to northeast, much of the Jura & Three…

Discovering Switzerland: Fribourg

With beautifully-preserved medieval villages and towns, grassy farmland and forest, and some of Switzerland's best…

Discovering Switzerland: Lake Geneva Region

With mountain passes through the Jura range, quality local produce and stylish Swiss living –…

Discovering Switzerland: Gstaad & Emmental

In the region around the Swiss capital, Bern, our journey through Switzerland took us to…

Discovering Switzerland: Valais

In Switzerland's southwestern corner, bordering Italy and France, lies the sparsely-populated canton of Valais. With…

Discovering Switzerland: Zermatt

A quintessential Swiss Alpine village, Zermatt is the gateway to the iconic and awe-inspiring Matterhorn.…

Discovering Switzerland: Andermatt

Andermatt has long been a favoured Alpine destination. For centuries, the quiet mountain town has…

Discovering Switzerland: The trails of Ticino

In Ticino, superb riding abounds – from Alpine climbs to the quiet roads around the lakes,…

Discovering Switzerland: coming soon

From the rolling fields of the Swiss Plateau to the thick forests and lakes of…

Roadtripping Switzerland

  Few mountain ranges are more synonymous with road cycling than the French Alps –…

Mongolia Bike Challenge - 10 Stages in 10 Different Worlds

I try to keep a road racing focus with this site and I'll usually tell…

La Dent du Midi

I've decided to extend my stay here in Champéry for a few more days than…