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Claude Balsiger

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WORK 04 - DESIGNING THE FIRST FLOW TRAIL IN JAPAN

By: Claude Balsiger May 07, 2016

The ski resorts around Niseko on Japan‘s northern island of Hokkaido are bound to become the country‘s leading mountain biking destinations.

Allegra already designed different trails on different mountains, including the first flow trail. It is located perfectly at the edge of town and is surrounded by sports and service facilities. Further flow trails could be constructed and will be designed when a team of trail specialists returns in 2016.

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Topics: trails, work, Design, niseko, japan, know-how-transfer, traildesign, sustainable trailbuilding

THE WINTER IS OVER - LOOKING BACK AT THE FAT BIKING SEASON

By: Claude Balsiger March 14, 2016

On November 3rd 2015 we published our first fat bike report, predicting fat biking to grow step by step into a serious subculture of mountain biking. We got a ton of feedback on our report and our friends at MCF even translated it to a French version. However, we are still amazed at the quantity of new offers, solutions and surprising developments we witnessed during the past winter.

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Topics: fat biking, development

BEST PRACTICE - LEAST EXPECTED

By: Claude Balsiger April 26, 2015

2015’s IMBA Europe summit brought people involved in MTB advocacy and tourism from almost 20 countries together at the French mediterrannean sea. Besides catching up on the latest development in different countries and meeting new people, presentations about different topics were held. Two of them stuck out.

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Topics: services, identity, know-how-transfer

Allegra At The IMBA Europe Summit

By: Claude Balsiger April 13, 2015

It's that time of the year again, when IMBA Europe calls out for a meeting and trail advocates and MTB representatives come together from all over Europe. This time the IMBA Europe Summit will be held in beautiful and warm Ramatuell near St. Tropez in the south of France. The event will feature speakers from the UK, Slovenia, Germany, Sweden, Switzerland, the Czech Republic, the US, Portugal and Italy. The meeting with other mountain bike enthusiast, trail builders, land managers and representatives of the bike & tourism is one of the key events to push the progress of MTB as a whole sport. This is why it is for Allegra, besides the Ride Kongress in Chur, one of the most important events of the season.

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10 Ways To Kickstart Your Next Summer

By: Claude Balsiger March 19, 2015

Whether it is the current exchange rates or decreasing numbers of winter visitors, it has never been more important to get your summer business running. Mountain bikers represent a significant potential you want to access. In the past ten years, we were able to spark, work on and witness many success stories in different mountain bike destinations. So here are 10 ways that made these success stories happen.

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Topics: trails, services, identity, know-how-transfer

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