Category Archives: Monte Grappa

A MEETING ON MONTE GRAPPA

The request was a valid one and fulfilling it would be fun, as it called for one of my favorite sedentary activities: creating Google maps. It came from a fellow VeloNews Forum* member with the screen name merlinak.  Now, I’m not into … Continue reading

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LOST ON MONTE GRAPPA

The headline was  incredible and shocking: “Seven lost and one dead in the Valley of San Liberale.” How could such a thing have happened? Yes, it’s true that in recent years, many lives have been lost on Monte Grappa: those of … Continue reading

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A WALK ON MONTE GRAPPA

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

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Strada delle Penise Album

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The Giro on Monte Grappa Album

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THE GIRO CLIMBS MONTE GRAPPA

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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LA DONNA IMMOBILE

What beautiful riding weather we’re having these days. How I wish I were out on the road, instead of sitting here at my desk with my leg in a cast!…a broken ankle…not from a cycling crash, but a hiking accident. … Continue reading

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