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Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel 2019

Vélo Monaco welcomes to an amazing cycling event

Vélo Monaco has built a reputation for providing some of the best private and corporate cycling events available.

Our primary goal is to encourage people onto their bikes to get a healthier lifestyle, and in doing so also create a greener environment to do it in.

Both ex pro riders Veronica & Gustav Larsson will be riding together with you and share their experiences. You will be riding together with Tour de France rider and Olympic & World Championship silver medalist and with numerous of international pro victories.

Amazing Scenery

The most Beautiful Mountains in the World together with one of the most competitive culinary hotspots in Europe. South Tyrol may only be a small region of Italy, near the Austrian border, but twenty-one of its restaurants have managed to achieve twenty-six Michelin stars

Wednesday 3rd July – Arrival You arrange yourself to your accommodation Ciasa Fedo – 57, Strada Micurà de Rü, 39036 San Cassiano BZ, Italy

Fam. Stefano & Maria Clara Ploner welcomes you with this words:

We are located in San Cassiano, in a very sunny and calm position, at a ten to fifteen minutes walking distance from the “Piz Sorega” lift, which is the starting point for many hikes and mountain bike trails and very close to the village center with shops, bars and restaurants.

Our apartments are new, with kitchen, fridge, bathroom, LCD TV,

bed linen and towels. In the kitchen you can find everything you need to cook.

We clean the bathroom and the floors every day, your stay is included breakfast

Thursday 4th July – Enjoy the amazing area

Friday 5th July – Recon part of the Maratona course We meet up 09:00 outside Hotel Rosa Alpina, ca 500 m from your accommodation. We will do part of the course together, with option to choose a longer ride including Passo Giau. You will get a small taste of the beautiful climbs that you will be enjoy on Sunday. Gustav & Veronica together with a following van will guide you on the ride and we will split the group if some prefer to go a it faster/slower. No one should feel uncomfortable with the pace.

There is free shuttles from San Cassiano center to the village for picking up starting number. Today the village is open between 14:00-19:00.

We remind you that the starting number needs to be picked up personally with following documents:
1) printed voucher which you will get by email in June.
2) an original valid ID (identity card, passport, driving license). No copies of the ID or other types of ID’s are accepted.
A third party pickup is not allowed.

 

Saturday 6th July – Gentle Ride D-Day is almost here! Today’s cycle is a gentle ride around San Cassiano. We meet up 09:30 outside Hotel Rosa Alpina, ca 500 m from your accommodation. The aim is just to spin the legs and loosen things up ready for the challenge tomorrow. This is your chance to totally unwind and just enjoy the enchanting Dolomites. Gustav & Veronica will offer some final advice and strategy for a perfect event. Early dinner and early bedtime.

Also today is possible to pick up the starting nr, using the free shuttles from San Cassiano center to the village for picking up starting number. Today the village is open between 14:00-19:00.

Maratona dles Dolomites - Enel

Cycling’s most iconic amateur event. The Maratona dles Dolomites – Enel 2019, is an annual single-day road cycle sportive covering several unique and spectacular mountain passes in the Dolomites – Italy

Sunday 7th July – Race Day Set and early alarm for the morning. The Start village is La Villa and calculate 15 min cycling to the start. You can enter the start area from 05:30 and the start of the race is at 06:30. Anybody who has not entered the grid 15 minutes before the start will be automatically diverted to the last starting grid.

At the finish there is a big finish village to enjoy and after your can cycle back to San Cassiano.

Today your are checking out of the apartment, check out time is 10:00-11:00. 

And we will take care of your daily sport laundry, so no need to bring more then 2 complete kits. We will have foil blanket for you to use at the start.

Our minimum suggestion for cycling gears:

  • 1 short sleeved (your receive one short sleeved from the Maratona organisation)
  • 1 long sleeved (weather in the mountains can change quick)
  • 2 pair of bibshorts
  • 1 wind and 1 rain jacket
  • 1 pair of armwarmers (always good to start with, as very early start and easy to take off during the Maratona later)
  • Gloves, if you wear it normally. Both short and long fingers
  • Rain shoe cover, just to be safe
  • Legwarmers

 

Our goal is to create an unforgettable experience for everyone – Specially for You

 

We really looking forward to meet you in the Dolomites

Happy Pedaling /Veronica & Gustav

Suitable for Everyone

Whether you cycle for sport or just want to take your time, cycling in this region has to be the pinnacle of riding.