Category Archives: Cycling in Italy

Closing Chapter Three with Bormio

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Firstly, apologies for the lack of visuals on my L’Etape report. Uploading speeds at McDonalds in St Jean de Maurienne were so painfully slow that I gave up after ten minutes. Feel free to re-visit the previous post because I now added … Continue reading

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Lago di Garda

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When we left Arabba and the Dolomites, I was half excited and half sad. Sad because I felt we had barely scratched the surface of this incredibly beautiful region and there was so much more riding to be done: Passo … Continue reading

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Sella Ronda – Giro dei quattro passi

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The previous post and this one were meant to come all under one header: Arabba! But an unexpected Internet connection and a half finished post meant that Part Two of our Dolomites adventure had to wait. Mind you, I’m about … Continue reading

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Arabba and the Marmolada

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At an altitude of about 1500m, it was a bit of drive to get to Arabba. The navigation system’s calculation of almost two hours’ travel time for the mere 88km from Feltre, an average speed of just over 40km/h, had … Continue reading

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Monte Grappa two and a half times

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Siestas are great. Unless, of course, you require fresh bread with your lunch and it’s past one and you discover that shops only re-open after four. Siestas are not helpful for any such situation, or for the unorganised like us. … Continue reading

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Climbing Campo Imperatore, Passo Lanciano and Blockhaus – Parco Nazionale del Gran Sasso and della Maiella

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It’s two week now since we spent time in the National Parks of Abruzzo but the memories of those climbs are still fresh and will be vivid for a long time to come. Passo Lanciano has seen Cunego battle it … Continue reading

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Two rides along the Amalfi Coast

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Alberto objects when I say that South of Rome starts Africa. Napoli, Salerno and Pompeii made the chaos in civilised Northern Italy look rather tame in comparison. Napoli is an exciting and vibrant city and Salerno is more sophisticated than … Continue reading

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