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 Post subject: Riding in Switzerland
PostPosted: Thu Feb 21, 2013 7:16 pm 
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During the summer I and a club mate will be riding down to Pontedera avoiding all motorways.
Our planned route takes us along the banks of Lake Geneva and up into the Alps before heading into Italy.

Now, I've heard that Switzerland has some pretty stringent road laws - so has anyone on here riding through that part of Europe and what advice can you offer?
Is it a myth about having to kill your engine when stationary?

Any and all advice greatly appreciated.

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 29, 2013 9:47 pm 
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first you will need a vingette to ride in Switzerland and don't speed!!!


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 01, 2013 10:20 am 
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thought the vingette was only for using the swiss motorways?

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 01, 2013 4:23 pm 
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thought the vingette was only for using the swiss motorways?
and similar roads with green/white signs. Don't know, which route you plan. But be carefull, if you enter Austria. They have declared roads on certain border crossings such that you nearly have no chance to avoid an Austrian vignette. And Police is waiting quite regularly some hundred meters after. The fines are drastic. Swiss police is not known to be so strict. But in any case it is riscy to go there without a vignette.

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 03, 2013 3:00 pm 
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Cheers for the tip Armin, thankfully we're not going into Austria, just through Switzerland, over the Alps and into Italy - avoiding motorways.

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