Welcome to the Mountain bike trip map section that outlines our cycling route to raise awareness for the survivors of the Chernobyl accident. Feel free to browse our the map below or to use the menu above to find other days of our 2000 km mountain bike trip. The map of day 1 will start in Fribourg Switzerland and end in Olten Switzerland.
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Day 3: Switzerland

Total Km:
126 km
Av Speed:
15 km/h
Total Time:
6 h 20
Altitude acc:
640 m
16-22 ° C
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Christian's Journal Entry for Day 3 : Today after a couple of kms on the bike I felt like I had adapted well to the bike and it had almost forgiven me for slamming it into a tree the day before. The truth is that I feel tired, but I don't feel like I did on the first day. My muscles are fatigued and need a rest because I can only push to 15 kmph on a 2% grade but they seem to have more endurance. I met Emmanuelle just in front of the boat to cross Lake Constance. It was good to see her all in one piece, and we had lunch as we crossed the lake. It was raining again but we didn’t mind.

After the boat to Germany I found that the earth was a lot flatter and consistent than in Switzerland. This made riding easier to Biberach. I had arrived at 7...click here to read more

Emmanuelle's Journal Entry for Day 3 : Biberach is our next stop. Today I will bike 20 km; the rest will be by boat and by train. Chris is with me for part of the trip. We met a German guy who gave us some info about Biberach. Sounds like a pretty little town. I am not disappointed when I arrive a few hours later. Chris joins me. He's tired but not as much as yesterday.

We find a nice little hotel in Biberach. It’s a real treat!...click here to read more