Category Archives: Italy
What can I say? I love mountains, I love mountain biking, and I’m starting to get into this personal fitness thing. So, based on that, this holiday could only be a great thing. Despite all the training I threw myself … Continue reading
A short local ride today after our rest day swimming in and relaxing by Kalterer See yesterday. Our route was blocked by a classic car rally which featured a Lancia Delta S4 driven by Miki Biasion! I think my life … Continue reading
95km to Auer in 7 hour 55 mins. Killer 1730m altitude gain, 2454m loss ruined by an up valley wind. Number of falls, 1 (yup, me this time).
6 hardcore days. Today was massively tough. My lack of fitness letting me down. Altogether an incredible experience. Tonight: beer, tomorrow: day off.
41km to Caprile in 5 hours 46 mins. 1422m up, 1913m down. Accidents, 2 (not me – touch wood). I think Rafi’s accident deserves a little explanation. He had, as we all have, a little trouble getting his foot unclipped. … Continue reading
It gets better. The hotel has a sauna & jacuzzi, which we took full advantage of, followed by a splendid 3 course meal. 1 more weissbier before I collapse.
Enjoying a beer on the terrace in the Italian sun. A tough day, but getting used to it by now. Some great single track, but a bit too much pushing the bike.
7 hours 58 mins on the road to La Villa. 58 kilometres, 2572m gain, 2077m loss. Thunder storms, 1.