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To Corvara 7/4

American Independence Day brought us a few thoughts of home. (Way to go Tyler Farrar in helping us cheer for Americans today!) Now that we have been “on our own” for a while, without depending on George Pohl at the … Continue reading

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In Bolzano 7/1

No traveling, no cycling, no problem! Our bodies were ready for a day of recuperation in and near town, so we used our newly purchased Museumobil cards a bit. As some of you know, one reason to come here was … Continue reading

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Staying at the ICC 6/26

I thought I might take the opportunity of sleeplessness to describe a day at the Italian Cycling Center in Borso Del Grappa. Yes, yesterday Sherie and I succumbed to a temptation of an afternoon nap. Really, a nap is hard … Continue reading

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Arrival at the ICC 6/24

After what can best be described as a long but uneventful pair of flights, Ben and Sherie landed at Marco Polo Airport (VCE) in Venice. The Italian Cycling Center (ICC) was our first destination upon arrival, and we expected to … Continue reading

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Ready to Go!

So now we are really excited!  Today was spent on packing, but really that is just the tip of the iceberg of what we have been doing for the last several months. Sherie and I prepared our bodies, our bank … Continue reading

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Anniversary Weekend Getaway

Sherie and I celebrate our seventh on Monday. We had a chance to go away together on our bikes for the weekend: we rode to the south bay and stayed in the San Jose Hilton. Saturday ride: Albany to San … Continue reading

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Double-Dip Diablo

GPC Ride Listing: Sun Apr 17 5/TM/55 Double-Dip Diablo Meet 9:00 a.m. Pleasant Hill BART for 9:15 departure. Climbers’ workout! Climb Northgate to Mt. Diablo Summit, down Southgate for coffee/snacks at Danville Peets. Reverse route up Southgate to summit, down Northgate back … Continue reading

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