Thursday, August 1, 2013
“I Forzati della strada” Report
A hundred cyclists rode along the historic roads of Montelparo, in the Marche region, as part of the “I Forzati della strada” ("The Convicts of the Road") vintage cycling event on July 28th. Riding in the event were Giorgio Furlan (winner of Milan-Sanremo) and Pietro Guerra (teammate of Felice Gimondi), and Dutch, British, U.S., and Italian riders.
The landscape of the area is one that easily competes on equal terms with that of the much celebrated landscape of Tuscany as you can see:
All the participants enjoyed the five rest stops plus a lunch of of traditional country dish specilialties from Fermo. During lunch some 40 random draw prizes were drawn, one prize being a pair of custom made leather cycling shoes by Carlo Corvaro.
For more information about the event visit www.iforzatidellastrada.it
In addition to the world class riding available in the Fermo area don't forget to consider the Marche region, in general,for cycling.
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