Alpine touring




February 12th 2013




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The Internet links listed below are links which we normal use during our motorbike travel tours or where we believe that we can recommend those background information for your tour plans. If you believe that you have a Link that is worth to be stored here feel free to contact us via E-Mail. The E-Mail contact can be found in the section “About us”.
Dietrich & Corinna



additional private motorbike touring sites


One of the most popular touring sites in Europe that does contain lots of alpine pass information, maps and a beautiful picture gallery.


Lots more alpine pass information, but not frequently updated.


Interesting website with lots of technical information on small projects around the motorbike.


Harries Touring Site covers general motorbike touring on a Honda Pan European. The site contains a section describing the Alps.


Even that Dr. Claus Possberg has left the Alps and is now touring throughout the whole world, his website is still the most interersting one.


Willi’s motorbike site about the biggest motorbike meeting every year in Switzerland. Willi is the host of the famous Berggasthaus Beverin in the Swiss Alps and a motorbike enthusiast.



GPS mounts, accessories and useful stuff around your bike


Nearby Bremen in Northern Germany you will find the small company named BIKERTECH that is specialized on all sorts of GPS and PDA mounts on any device or motorbike you may think of. Complete mounts built from fibre plastic for all sorts of travel. Does include heavy devices for ralley sports etc. Many of these units are handmade and a very good alternative to the Touratech equipment.


Who finally is fed up with the low cost, low quality t-shirts, caps or sweat shirts carrying you club logo or chapter design, you should use that link. Qaulity textiles made in Europe, clothing supplied by HAKRO and PLANAM and all that for best prices.


Ronald Wanner is the specialist for professional motorbike transport and trailers with unbeatable pricing. Not the low cost, low quality trailors you may know, but built to fit. He offers all sorts of transports for the single motorbike and motorbike with sidecar in all sizes.



weather and traffic information links


The automobile club Austria ÖAMTC offers an up-to-date overview on road conditions of all passes in the Alps.


Official website of the Touring Club Swiss - TCS. Lots of good information about pass road conditions, tunnel traffic situation and road blocks. Not always up to date.


Most important weather website for Switzerland. Very useful are the rain radar picture, updated each hour and the 6 days weather forecast.


The Alpenjournal from Stephan Fennel serves with daily updated information about weather conditions in all alpine countries as well as updates on the road conditions of more than 200 alpine passes and pass roads in France, Switzerland, Italy, Austria, Germany and Slovenia.



hotels ,hostels and guesthouses

Berggasthaus Beverin


Cosy mountain hostel with up to 40 beds on 6,168ft above sealevel in the mid of Switzerland Grison county. Host rides motorbike himself and is the organisator of the biggest Swiss motorbike meeting each year in Tschappina. Sabine his wife speaks perfect English and the location is the best place to stay and reach nearly every Alpine pass with day tours.

Hotel Alpenrose


Country guesthouse with special flair at 3,200ft above sealevel with an outstanding panorama view across the Bregenzerwald Alps. Manni the host rides a trial motorbike and speaks perfect English, since he served as cook on the Queen Mary for several years. Excellent local food and low prices.


The official tourist website of South Tyrol.


Official website of Grison county. Grison is the county with towns like Sankt Moritz, Davos and Chur. The county of thousand valleys and lakes.


Hotel Switzerland - with more than 90.000 hotel beds - the best information source for hotels and restaurants in Switzerland.


Bed & Breakfast Switzerland, the alternative to hotels when traveling in Switzerland.


Important link to Matterhorn county Valais.



motorbike forums and communities


The best source to find touring fellows, tour offers and lots of information exchange around motorbike touring in Europe.


Roadbooks and more for motorbike travelers, supplied by motorbike travelers. Database based collection of roadbooks and tours in Germany and around Europe. Information about motorbike meeting points, points & events and lots of useful information around motorbike travel.


Bikerportal supplied by Karsten Klauer. A nice information platform around biker meetings, hostels, museums, motorbike touring in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.