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Today the U23 riders took center stage. Their race took place in the hilly, picturesque area northwest of Conegliano. I had an appointment later that afternoon and didn’t have enough time to ride to the race and back, so I … Continue reading

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2010 Elite Women’s Championships Album

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SETTIMANA TRICOLORE 1 Elite Women’s Championships

  TRICOLOR WEEK…The Italian National Championships are once again being held here in Treviso province. Today it was the junior and elite women’s turn to take to the roads. Their races started and finished in Riese Pio X (where a Giro … Continue reading

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ANNA’S BAR sits on the shore of a fjord-like lake that occupies a narrow valley between the northwest corner of the Monte Grappa Massif and a small group of wooded hills, including Monte Novegno and Col del Gallo, the highest. To get there, we … Continue reading

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It seemed like a great plan: Bill Speckman, owner of Your Cycling Italia, two of his clients, my new riding buddy Anna, and I would meet in Solagna, at the entrance to the Valbrenta, take our bikes with us on the … Continue reading

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The Giro on Monte Grappa Album

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For only the fourth time in one hundred and one years, the Giro d’Italia climbed Monte Grappa. It was an event that no local cyclist, fan, or resident could miss. The mountain is a source of great pride to this … Continue reading

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Asolo in Pink Album

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ASOLO IN PINK…Even before last year’s Giro had begun, there was talk of a stage finish in Asolo. When its inclusion in the 2010 race route was officially announced late last year, the question on everyone’s mind was “how could … Continue reading

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TRANSHUMANCE: ”the action or practice of moving livestock from one grazing ground to another in a seasonal cycle, typically to lowlands in winter and highlands in summer.“ On an autumn afternoon many years ago, I was drawn to my front … Continue reading

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