Sunday, March 25, 2012

Cruising on the Seas and Cycling, and Cipo's Conflict

There is no end to how Italians combine cycling into their lives. Take for example, the "LA CROCIERA DEL CICLISMO", in partnership with the Gazzetta dello Sport, which is a cruise where cyclists take their bikes on board and can disembark and ride at various ports. The 3rd edition will feature cycling at four ports between 29 April to 6 May: Bari, Katakolon, Corf├╣, and Dubrovnik:

On this edition the riders will have the opportunity to ride with Francesco Moser and Mario Cipollini:

Mario Cipollini said in early March that, "I want to return to racing by coming to the Giro...... The following week, Cipollini said, "We’ve just come into contact with the UCI, and for them it’s also something quite new. At the moment there are email exchanges between my lawyer and their legal office to see what we have to do."

But there is a conflict: the Giro d'Italia begins May 5th in Denmark and the cruise lasts until May 6th.

Cruise information here.

Photo: from 2nd edition of LA CROCIERA DEL CICLISMO

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1 comment:

  1. I've heard there are some great climbs along the Croatian coast. Should be fun.