Thursday, May 20, 2010

The "Eleven Thousand in the Dolomites"

Five stages in seven days, 36,089 feet (11,000 meters) of climbing: the "Eleven Thousand in the Dolomites" by the Dolomite Biking Guide Team. Details:

Who is able to pedal 11,000 vertical meters in one week? – This is the new
challenge launched by Maria Canins. A unique opportunity, thanks to the proximity of so many major passes within the breathtaking scenery of the Italian Dolomites.
Five non-competitive tours will be accompanied by local guides from Dolomite Biking
including car assistance and food supplies. Special guests: Maria Canins, Gianni Bugno and Claudio Chiappucci. There are two dates available.

See photo (click to enlarge) photo for additional details and contact information.

If your are unfamiliar Maria Canins: two time winner, and three time 2nd place, in the "Grand Boucle" (the Women's Tour de France) and rode in the 1984 and 1988 Olympics. Also, won numerous championships as a cross-country skier.

Photo: Dolomites, from 1photoblog's weblog

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