Dolomiti dreaming: Traversing Northern Italy – by bike by Velonews

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Italy is such a beautiful and magnificent country to visit and cycle around. Our Ciclielios bicycles are assembled not far away from the Italian Dolomites. Actually our recent photo-shoot was done on those mountains.Cicli Elios Road Fibra

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VeloNews managing editor Chris Case would like to thank DuVine Cycling and Adventure Company for inviting him to join their Dolomites Journey, a seven-day cycling experience across Northern Italy, through the Alps and Dolomites mountains, into Slovenia, to the Mediterranean Sea and Trieste.

We then climb over the gargantuan Passo dello Stelvio, skate through the Adige Valley to Bolzano, and climb into the heart of the Dolomites before escaping into Slovenia.

Over seven days, the group, which includes guests from their mid sixties to their early thirties, from all walks of life (including one famous chef, Seamus Mullen), encountered rides of about 400 miles and gains approximately 45,000 feet in elevation.

Day 1 || Aprica > Mortirolo > Passo Gavia > Bormio || 64.4 miles and 8,930 feet
Day 2 || Bormio > Passo dello Stelvio > Rabla || 57.5 miles and 5,709 feet
Day 3 || Rabla > Unnamed Big Climb > Bolzano > Unnamed Steep Climb > Ganischgerhof || 60.0 miles and 10,512 feet
Day 4 || Ganischgerhof > Passo Costalunga > Passo Pordoi > Passo Falzarego > Cortina d’Ampezzo || 60.7 miles and 8,110 feet Beside the white paint on the road that reads “Dai Dai Aru!” Food item of the day: That cold, crisp German beer enjoyed at our lodge in Ovaro while sitting in the warm sun, daydreaming about riding Monte Zoncolan in the morning.
Day 7 || Medana, Slovenia > Trieste, Italy || 49.0 miles and 3,310 feet of gain

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