Lyngenfjord? Have you ever heard of it? If you have it is probably from ski tourers and some probably claim that the ski touring areas are almost always good mountain bike areas.
Once again there was no turning back. I had just made it out of a trail running slump, found pleasure in biking again and then… The Gore-Tex Transalpine Run 2017 happened. 2 runners making 1 team, 7 days, 4 countries, 267.4 km and 15,556 vertical meters.
Daniel Schäfer has been a part of the Maloja family for over 10 years and to share his story with you has been well overdue. After finishing the catalog photo shoot with fellow Malojan’s Bella Chen and Guido Tschugg we had the time to sit down and interview „Danger Dan“.
Some legs just want to go fast, hard and uphill. Ski mountaineers have such legs and they fuel the passion for competition and intensify their love for the mountains.
When the days are getting shorter and the roads slick, the team captain and founder of the maloja Pushbikers Christian „Grasi“ Grasmann has one time or another demonized his job as a cycling professional.
In the 1970s a group of young men from the USA who were in Gary Fisher’s inner circle collected old bicycles at the dump, fixed them up and raced across the dirt tracks and trails of their home state California. They were a little crazy, always looking for something new and loved nothing more than riding their bikes, which surmounted to the them unknowingly becoming bicycle pioneers.
We could hear the rumors building throughout the bike community. Many were asking what will the Pushbikers come up with next? From the past the community anticipated bizarre and abstract design concepts, yet no one expected the Maloja Pushbikers to present a minimalist design concept.
A look at the fascination for mountain passes - Monte Grappa | Gotthard Pass | Sella Ronda.
The rocks of Verdon are simply the best limestone and for many it’s the perfect rock. A must visit for climbers, you need to have been there to understand, to have touched the wall, climbed the legendary gorge and felt the power emanating from the mountains.
Leave your workday behind and take a trip with us to a place where time comes to a stand still. A place away from the crowds and where nature remains untouched. We set off on a short bike-packing trip together with friends and for this reason alone it was already perfect.
Back when Viktor Sedlacek founded the Grande Hotel de l’Europe more than a hundred years ago, he would not have been able to imagine the following: Tom Oehler, trialbike legend, elegantly jumping over the reception front desk while having his photo taken by photographer Armin Walcher working with a Leica medium format camera. Obviously, times are changing.