Category Archives: Giro d’Italia 2013

Giro d’italia day 4 Photos

Giro d’italia day 4, a set on Flickr. We finally got to see the Giro d’Italia today in Modane just near the base of Col du Telegraphe. We even managad to get a happy birthday message chalked out on the … Continue reading

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Giro d’Italia Day 3 Photos

Giro d’Italia Day 3 , a set on Flickr. Finally the sun was out. Today we climbed the Col de Montgenevre into Italy before descending down to the Col de Mont Cenis. The Giro tackled this both ways this year … Continue reading

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Giro d’Italia day 2 Photos

giro d’italia day 2, a set on Flickr. This was meant to be the day that we caught the Giro d’Italia on the finish of the Col du Galibier. Unfortunately the weather had other ideas !

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Giro d’Italia Day 1 Photos

giro d’italia day 1, a set on Flickr. Day 1 of our Giro d’Italia Weekend tour took us up Alpe d’Huez. Then the rain really came down…..

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Col de la Croix de Fer is now open

Despite the vast amounts of snow we have had the local authorities have managed to cut through the snow to allow access to the Col de la Croix de Fer. Our cycling group came over from the north side after … Continue reading

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Will the Giro d’Italia be climbing the Col du Galibier ?

At time of writing there is a major doubt as to whether the Giro d’Italia will be finishing on the Col du Galibier on Sunday. A culmination a heavier than normal snow fall over the winter, the time of year, … Continue reading

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Col du Moncenis Giro d’Italia 2013

coldumoncenis, a photo by MoreThan21Bends on Flickr. We are always on the look out for new climbs here and today I drove out to the base of the Col du Moncenis in Italy. The 2 hour drive to Sousa at … Continue reading

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Col du Galibier to host a finish of the 2013 Giro d’Italia

For the first time in the history the Col du Galibier and the Col du Telegraphe will be used in the Giro d’Italia. Stage 15 on the 19th May 2013 will see only the second summit finish of the Col … Continue reading

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