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Enduro World Series – Finale Ligure, Italy

At the stage in the season I’ve learned to expect a challenge when turning up to an EWS race and Finale certainly didn’t disappoint. The format was a 95km loop with 2300m of climbing/descending, no uplifts and 6 timed stages. … Continue reading

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EWS La Thuile

Round 4 of the Enduro World Series was in La Thuile, a small traditional village in the Italian Alps close to Mont Blanc. The format was 2 days of practice, 2 days of racing with 3 timed stages per day … Continue reading

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Superenduro Madesimo

Prologue The race began on Saturday evening with a flat out 40 second sprint as fast as your nerves would let you down a short trail, around a steep berm, through a few concrete corners and finishing with a mad … Continue reading

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Finale Ligure

Finale Ligure is possibly as close as you can get to paradise for mountain bikers. Good weather almost year round, hundreds of mountain bike trails leading down to the sea, great coffee, icecream and lots of really good fresh Italian … Continue reading

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Finale Ligure

In an attempt to escape the never-ending snowy Swiss winter I spent several days last week riding Enduro trails in Finale Ligure. With almost year round sunshine and mountains that rise straight up from a pretty Italian town on the … Continue reading

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Italian freeriding

With people accusing me of becoming a roadie I’d better write an overdue report on a few days mountain biking by Lake Como. Rewind to October, warm sunny autumn weather, colourful leaves and dusty trails. When you drop over the … Continue reading

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Italian road biking

Italy, the home of excellent coffee, amazing fresh pasta, super cheap homemade icecream, great red wine, big mountains and warm sunny weather in October – everything a cyclist could want from fueling great rides through to good quality recovery. Given … Continue reading

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