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This morning I headed to the city of Spilimbergo, in the neighboring Friuli Region, for the start of Stage 13, which would take the riders into Austria to climb the Grossglockner. I looked forward to visiting a city and area … Continue reading
DOLOMITES IN PINK. The event we’ve been anticipating since last fall is finally at hand! Four stages of the Giro will criss-cross Belluno province, and the carovan will spend a rest day in the city itself–an unprecedented 5 days in … Continue reading
It was an overcast day and I didn’t feel much like riding. I wanted to walk instead. With my usual hiking buddies still busy settling into their new house, I was without company, and therefore, couldn’t go any place lonely, … Continue reading
Tragedy has struck the Italian cycling community. Thomas Casarotto has died as a result of injuries suffered in an accident in the Giro del Friuli Venezia Giulia stage race last Friday. He and another rider had fallen behind and were … Continue reading
A SOLDIER OF THE GREAT WAR. For more than 90 years a soldier lay frozen in the ice of the Marmolada glacier. His loved ones waited and prayed for his safe return but never saw him again, never knew what … Continue reading
Part 1…Today I had to call on one of my (US) company’s suppliers. It was a beautiful day so you might think I was annoyed about having to make a business trip. On the contrary: the factory is in the … Continue reading