I bought my first pair of studded tyres about two years ago, and specifically for use on my eMTB. The grip in the Swiss winter snow, and particularly the fully iced roads was immense, and big smile inducing. These particular tyres, made by Schwalbe and called the Ice Spiker Pro
On the language border of the French and Swiss-German speaking Swiss communities, there’s a village that sits on the French speaking side called Jaun, and where everyone speaks German as a primary language. Jaun is the Swiss-German name for the village, and Bellegarde is its French name. Confusing I know.
Our garden in Switzerland is mostly grass and trees, and is on about a 45 degree slope. We manage it quite naturally, and just like most of the Swiss farmers manage their mountain meadows. This means that we just let the grass and wild flowers grow until about mid-June and
How many times have you heard someone claim that a certain thing or subject was indeed, the Golden Age of…..etc etc? I heard it said the other day. Someone was referring to the golden age of music when the recording of music in studios was on magnetic tape. He went
Ever heard the music track ‘Road to Nowhere’ by the band, Talking Heads? If not, you should. If you have, listen to it again. It’s a tenuous music link to the subject of this post, which involves 2 ebikes and 3 friends. However, I have an announcement to make first.
All of the two wheeled objects in the picture above have a number of things in common. Firstly, all of them have the primary capability to take on various levels of off-road fun, as well as being used on tarmac. Some of them are quite specialised. Some of them are