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Cycling holidays are an excellent opportunity to spend time away from the city, escape from the usual crowded summer beaches and enjoy a landscape immersed in nature. More and more destinations are opening up to cycling tourism. http://bit.ly/2XWX0ud
IS CYCLING REALLY A DRUG?
So many people around the world have to take medicines every day to keep pathologies under control and improve their health. Yet there would be a less invasive way to stay in shape, with the same benefits as a drug but with almost no side effects: aerobic motor activity. http://bit.ly/2LiX55O
WHY BUY A PAIR OF SUMMER GLOVES?
Fingerless summer cycling also known as mitts, feature padded and textured palms, which help you grip the bars, while providing cushioning. When buying mitts look for a close fit that is comfortable. If they are too tight, they can become uncomfortable over longer rides and can potentially cause pins and needles if circulation is affected. http://bit.ly/2WeK8j0
10 of the best cycling books
What are the books that a cyclist should have at home? http://bit.ly/2WeK3XR
Swapfiets was founded in 2014 by three technical students in Delft, the Netherlands. It is New long term bike rental service : for a fixed monthly fee, you get a bicycle. Discover more here: http://bit.ly/2X31bkz
COPPI AND BARTALI’S WEEK – 27-31/03
It is a male road cycling race that takes place on the roads of Emilia-Romagna every year in March. It is included in the UCI Europe Tour calendar, class 2.1.
The “Ciclismo cup” is a Challenge reserved for World Team Sports Groups, Italian Professional Continental Groups or whose nationality is defined as Italian by the U.C.I. or that they have the majority of Italian riders. http://bit.ly/2NWpC39
The Laigueglia Trophy is a men’s line race that takes place every year on the roads around Laigueglia. It is part of the UCI Europe Tour circuit and since 2015 has been promoted to the 1.HC category. On February 17th the last edition was held, won by Simone Velasco; Pella sportswear was chosen to make the official jersey of the event.
GRAN FONDO FRANCIACORTA-24/02/2019
SALITE DELLA LEGGENDA- MARCH/OCTOBER
They are 10 climbs located between Valsesia and Valsessera. At the end of each climb, a stamp must be affixed by “validation points” indicated on the card, certifying the success of each climb. Those who complete all the challenges will receive the official jersey.
BRIXIA TOUR – MARCH/OCTOBER
The Brixia Tour includes 7 MTB races and takes place in the province of Brescia. To access the ranking it is necessary to participate in at least 5 of the 7 scheduled races; the individual ranking scores will be assigned based on the “rating grid” for the placements of each individual event. Pella sportswear has made the official jersey for this event.