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On the west side of the Altopiano dei Sette Comuni, on a sheer precipice high above the Astico River, stands a forbidding rock formation known as the Altar Knotto. Its vertiginous position and singular appearance have spawned eerie legends of … Continue reading
LIFE IN PINK.. March is drawing to a close, May no longer seems so far away, and signs of the Giro d’Italia’s arrival are appearing in the three Veneto stage cites: Bassano del Grappa, Belluno, and Vittorio Veneto. In Bassano, start of the … Continue reading
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 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