Touring the Alps by KTM Super Duke 990 – Part III

Day Five The next day we checked out the market in the main square before heading out for an early loop around the Gorge du Verdon. The loop around the Gorge breaks out into numerous spectacular viewpoints. It never ceases to surprise you with the turns, the scenery, the flow of the roads. Being mid…

Touring the Alps by KTM Super Duke 990 – Part II

Day Two: We wake up to bluebird skies and we are quickly off to the Col de Grand St. Bernard (2469m) which separates Switzerland and Italy. It drops you into the Aosta Valley…hot and muggy by being a Sunday I counted at least 400 bikes throughout the day. Up the valley dodging the locals who…

Touring the Alps by KTM Super Duke 990 – Part I

There’s no end to the models of bikes you can rent in Europe, but I wanted something different… something exotic – this may be a once in a lifetime trip after all.  There are constraints though, the bike has to be the perfect canyon carver… After all, we are not going to be spending any…