Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Chianti Classic

The Chianti Classic, now in its 16th edition, is a non-competitive event. Beginning and ending in Castelnuovo Berardenga(Siena)on June 6th it offers four distances:

-"Gourmet" of 42 km, suitable for everyone and especially to those with a sweet tooth, and also offering an opportunity to visit some of the most famous vineyards of Chianti.

-"Slow" of 73 km and 1050 m of elevation gain, a route for an easy ride.

-"Ciclotour" of 126 km with 1900 m of elevation gain, quite challenging.

-"Rando" of 195 km with 3050 m of elevation gain, a challenging, difficult route mitigated by the extraordinary beauty of the area traversed.

The registration fee is only 7 euro. A French start permits riders to begin anytime between 7am and 9am.

More information (in Italian) at the www addresses on the event poster.

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1 comment:

  1. Add this to another event I have to do next year...7 Euro to roll through Tuscany on amazing roads....I'm in!