Category Archives: ICC 2009 – Cycling Italy

What a great trip

    Here is a quick video sharing some photos and video clips from our recent trip to Italy.  Once again the Italian Cycling Center provided superb rides, food and company.  A special thanks to Lucinda and Andrew for making … Continue reading

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Kim Conquers Passo Rolle

Today was Passo Rolle day.  A great 26km climb in the Dolomites mountain range in Italy and one of the most scenic places I have seen.   We did this climb last year however Kim did not go on this ride.  … Continue reading

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Off to Passo Rolle

We are heading to Passo Rolle, a 21km climb in the Dolomites mountain range.  I took this photo last year when we did the climb but this year Kim is also going to give it a try.   There are only … Continue reading

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Memories of the Gran Fondo

Now that I have had some time to recover I thought about how great the Pinarello Gran Fondo was.  I came in 1066th place which is not too bad….I guess.  As I mentioned before this was much tougher than I … Continue reading

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Almond Cookie Ride

Awesome ride today.  Lots of climbing and a fun descent which is pictured above.  Today we did a magical climb in Marostica as part of what is called the Almond Cookie Ride.  We tried this ride last year however we … Continue reading

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Race Day

More than 4000 people would be riding today in two different courses:  a 138km percorso mediofondo and the 205km percorso granfondo.  Kim was doing the short one and I was doing the longer one.  Kim had asked me how hard … Continue reading

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Pinarello Gran Fondo

Arriving just in time for lunch on Saturday we all settled in and relaxed over some good food and wine.  After lunch we had to assemble our bikes and get everything ready for the big ride we had planned for … Continue reading

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