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Saturday is Stage 8 of the Giro. It's an individual time trial that runs from Gabicce Monte to Saltara. Unfortunately, I'll be arriving the following week. We're staying at the Belvedere Hotel in Riccione, which is about 10 kms to the north.
One of our favourite rides is along coast, then the climb to Gabbice Monte and along the Panoramica to…Continue
CBC has a poll for Athlete of the Year. I cast my vote for the winner of the Giro d'Italia (who is currently trailing Christine Sinclair).
In case you're thinking of a bike vacation in Italy ...
Below is an email from the Hotel Belvedere in Riccione, featuring the 2013 Nove Colli. This Gran Fondo takes place in May but the hotel needs a confirmation and deposit by the end of October. They take care of registration, transportation to and from the start, pasta and drinks at the finish.
I'm planning on going back in May 2013 for the 5th year in a row.
It's a great cycling vacation in the Emilia-Romagna…Continue
Hi All ... I'm on a cycling holiday in Riccione, Italy.
On Sunday, our group of about 15 from Toronto joined 12,000 others to ride in the Gran Fondo Nove Colli.
The 135 km short course includes 4 major climbs. They are each about 7 kms long, with 5% average gradient and a maximum 18% gradient.
Our times ranged from 5 hours to 8 hours. I came in at 7 hours and 14 minutes, but the total ride time on my computer was just over 6 hours. I stopped at…Continue