GENEVA, Switzerland – Over 1,300 km, 19 cantons and a difference in altitude of more than 17,000 metres are some of the highlights of the Tour de Suisse, the 9-day prime Swiss cycling competition.
Category: Bikes, Cars & Motorcycles
We have a penchant for “engines” including older Japanese motorcycles and Volvos; and love self-propelled two wheels!
Geneva Auto Show million dollar baby
GENEVA, Switzerland – Got a cool million dollars burning a hole in your pocket? Zenvo Automotive has just the cure for your (pre) summertime blues.
What makes a bicycle great? Danish vintage bike gem
What makes a bicycle great? I remember asking my grandfather the same question about wine before I had amply sampled the wares myself. “Do you enjoy the taste?” was his response.
Fix your bike for free; shop for cheap kids clothing in Geneva
TROINEX, GENEVA – ‘Tis the season when the trocs begin. Troinex hosts a bike sale and a free fix-it-yourself bike workshop in addition to a second-hand kids clothing sale on Saturday 15 March.
Bike Ride Along the Rhone
GENEVA – “Blue skies, nothin’ but blue skies, smilin’ on me…” Roll or slide through the sunshine?
Renault: from 8 Gordini to Electric Twingo in Geneva
PARIS, France – As a vintage car lover and avid fan of rear-wheel tractor drive beasts in general, I went deaf when my wife suggested I check out the new electric Twingo, Renault will be introducing at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show. Really? In a brilliant marketing move, she and millions of other viewers no doubt,…
Feeling in a Motor Mood: Cars of Geneva
GENEVA – It is Friday and I am feeling in a motor mood. Here are some assorted classic rides.
Some Minicars Test Poor in US, not so in Europe
GENEVA, Switzerland – Minicars, or superminis as they are often called in Europe are one of the most popular vehicles in small cities in Europe. Nevertheless, six minicars tested by the US Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, have earned “poor” ratings in the overlap front crash test; not so in Europe. What gives?
Turn your headlights on, it’s the new Swiss law
GENEVA, Switzerland – The Swiss Council for Accidents Prevention or Bureau de prévention des accidents, has mandated that as of 1 January 2014 all cars in Switzerland must drive with their headlights on during the day.