Tuesday, June 25, 2013

RHxDUE, Gavia and Mortirolo, with Alberto Contador, August 3-4, 2013


The Provinces of Sondrio and Brescia decided to join forces to promote the local area, and what better way to do just that than RHxDUE Contador, an event that brings together a major sports company like Zerorh+ and the great cycling champion Alberto Contador. Two days of awesome cycling up two mountain passes that have become international cycling icons: the Gavia Pass and the Mortirolo Pass. Both will be closed to vehicles during this non-competitive event.

Saturday, August 3, climb the Gavia Pass from either Bormio or Ponte di Legno
9.00-10.00 a.m.
Start from Piazza del Kuerc in Bormio, distance 26 km/16.2 miles (the side in the Province of Sondrio), and from Palazzetto dello Sport in Ponte di Legno, distance 18 km/11.2 miles (the side in the Province of Brescia). At the finish on the Gavia Pass all the registered entrants will be welcomed with hot tea, pastries and fruit. Alberto Contador will award the prizes drawn during preregistration.

Sunday, August 4, climb the Mortirolo Pass from Grosotto or Monno
9.00-10.00 a.m.
Start from Laghetto Pesca Sportiva in Grosotto, 14 km/8.7 miles (the side in the Province of Sondrio) and from Piazza del Comune in Monno, 10 km/6.2 miles (the side in the Province of Brescia). At the finish on the Mortirolo Pass all the registered entrants will be welcomed and revived with hot tea, pastries and fruit. Alberto Contador will award the prizes drawn during preregistration.

Registration is free but mandatory. Details here.

Related stories:
Riding the Gavia Pass from Ponte di Legno
Mind Ganmes on the Mortirolo


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