Wednesday, November 24, 2010

2011 Granfondo Eddy Merckx

The town of Rivalta Brentino of Belluno (VR) is getting ready to relive the emotion of the Granfondo Eddy Merckx-Trofeo Giordana next June 12th, 2011. Eddy Merckx The event will be celebrating its fifth anniversary. Yes, you can ride along side Eddy Merckx.

Two courses will be offered: the granfondo of 153 km and 3204 meters of ascent and the mediofondo of 85.5 km with 1,700 meters of ascent.

The event website has been revamped, and registration is now open. They also now have a Facebook page and you can follow announcements on twitter.

ICJ Reader contribution contest will run 1 January to 15 February, 2011. Details here.

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