Reppischtal – Limmat – Reusstal Bike Tour

Birmensdorf – Bergditikon – Limmat – Baden – Mellingen – Bremgarten – Birmensdorf
6h (with lots of breaks), 64 km

Today’s bike tour was a bit unusual.

We start the day with a quick hello to Katharina and Patrick as we pass by their house anyway. We get them a bit off guard and agree to drop by later in the afternoon. Read More

Homemade Pasta & Ravioli

During the corona crisis, our kitchen turned into a factory for homemade pasta and ravioli. The pasta machine which stayed idle for one or two years is now in standby mode, ready to produce pasta and ravioli anytime. Homemade pasta is fresh, tasty and surprisingly easy to make. Read More

Biking to Kaiserstuhl

56 km, 4h30, Steinmaur – Kaiserstuhl – Bad Zurzach – Tegerfelden – Ehrendingen – Steinmaur

Yasuko promised it would be an easy bike tour of 35 km. It turned out to be rather strenuous 56 km stretch with a lot of ups and downs on a hilly profile. I should have known better… Read More

Sakura, Sakura and Sakura!

Sakura, cherry flowers, are somehow dear to us Japanese. They are beautiful, but fragile and their short lives make us think of our life itself.

A Japanese friend of mine told me that more than 40 cherry trees are in full bloom in Uster, so we made a bike tour for Sakura-watching. Read More

Glatt Route 29 – Part II

50 km, 3h30, Stettbach – Greifensee – Uster – Mönchaltorf – Wolfhausen – Jona – Meilen

The dark clouds of the Coronavirus crisis are upon us, but the sky is blue and the air is warm. So we hop onto our bike to discover the second part of the Glatt Route 29 we started last week. Read More

Glatt Route 29 – Part I

42 km, 3.5h, Eglisau – Rheinsfelden – Glattfelden – Bülach – Niederglatt – Opfikon – Schwammedingen – Zoo Zurich – Zurich Tiefenbrunnen

Today we biked the official, superbly marked Swiss bike route, Glatt-Route 29. We cycled aside the River Glatt, which flows from Greifensee all the way to the River Rhein. Read More