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Nov 11, 2012 - Base Tunnel

My dear friend in Amsterdam sends me a text, that's bought a huge smile to my face. He is also a huge fan of the beloved Anthony I mentioned earlier in the week, and he like me, gets his music. The route south takes me back down the BLS via Thun and Spiez, but instead of taking the Lotchburg route as I did on Friday I am taking the new route directly under the mountains to Visp, the line is the Lotchburg Base tunnel.

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Jun 20, 2011 - 21. Como to Visp

1 Como to Locarno Today is the first day of the 'Les Dix Alpes' part of my trip. Strangely we will not climb an alp today but we will make our way past three northern lakes. After a hearty breakfast at the hotel our team of 50 riders gathered at the front and made our way in convoy to the lake front at Como for a group photo. By 8:30 we were ready to go and Blake led us out of town for the first 6 km. I could see some of the newcomers itching to get going and unhappy with the slow pace. When Blake set us 'free' they shot off down the road...

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