In September, 2012, the Biking Boyz rode across Italy from the Tyrrhenian Sea to the Adriatic. The high point of our journey was an Apennine peak some 5,000 feet above sea level, but the high point of our trip was indisputably our participation in Fondo Leopardiana–a big bike race in the ancient little town of Recanati. The blog posts are below, re-ordered to appear chronoglogically.
Yes, the Guyz are back, heading to Europe once again this year (see bike trips in header menu, or see last year’s Pyrenees trip blog) to relive our youth and imagine ourselves as Cycling Legends. It’s Italy this year, land … Continue reading
We are back together in Europe for our annual cycling challenge and it seems introductions are in order for those who haven’t followed previous blogs. Actually, we don’t give out full names as several guys are on wanted lists or … Continue reading
On our final day, Sunday, we will ride in Fondo Leopardiana, which starts in the town of Recanati near the Adriatic Sea. There is a Gran (81 mi.) and Medio (52 mi.) option which is likely to be the subject … Continue reading
GPS gizmos are the new Xboxes for cyclists. Map out your ride, save your route, measure your climbs, record your distance, share with friends….and Strava–how can you beat the idea of virtual racing against cyclists you’ve never seen? Which brings … Continue reading
We arrived at Rome airport today with the same number of bikes as riders. Hurray! Unfortunately, two of our group are deplaned in Newark, stalled by bad weather which includes tornados. Everyone’s flight was late, but that now seems trivial … Continue reading