Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Granfondo "Lake Garda Tour"

My friends in Verona are preparing to enter this very nice granfondo on March 15th. The granfondo distance is 155km on a route that takes you counter clockwise around the entire perimeter of Lake Garda. Really fantastic. The mediofondo of 94 km is interesting in that you take a ferry from Bardolino across to the west side of Lake Garda where the start line is; the mediofondo gets underway once the leaders of the granfondo pass. My 2008 race account:

Event details at:

A good gallery of photos can be seen at:

Photos: passing a lakeside town harbor, my friend Marisa riding at the front and going on to win the mediofondo last year (she's also raced in the women's Giro d'Italia); event logo

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