July 25, 2015

Florence to Amsterdam – 1,900km 21 days – Leonardo (GCR Europe Ride Manager) – follow his story – Stage 6.

Stage 6: from Malles to Imst https://www.strava.com/activities/340962342 Tuesday 7th July 2015 I am the only guest of this little pension in Malles; the whole staff including the beautiful lady is at my disposal, wow.. Start riding at 8am, unusual, but today I’d like to handle things with calm; just outside the village, the bike path…

July 25, 2015

Florence to Amsterdam – 1,900km 21 days – Leonardo (GCR Europe Ride Manager) – follow his story – Stage 5.

Stage 5: Trento to Merano, the train to Malles. https://www.strava.com/activities/340260862 Monday 6th July 2015   Today the morning comes bringing a strong will to pedal, to go away from this hot sticky air; who am I to say no? As soon as there is enough light, I prepare my bags again, throwing in all the…

July 25, 2015

Florence to Amsterdam – 1,900km 21 days – Leonardo (GCR Europe Ride Manager) – follow his story – Stage 4.

Stage 4: from Verona to Trento https://www.strava.com/activities/339570974 Sunday 9th July 2015 Wake up and usual business, we slept in a 3 stars hotel with AC and it’s fine, if you do it twice per week. I missed some roads while coming out of Verona, and me & my mate had some arguments on how to…

July 24, 2015

Florence to Amsterdam – 1,900km 21 days – Leonardo (GCR Europe Ride Manager) – follow his story – Stage 3.

Stage 3. from Modena to Verona, alone. https://www.strava.com/activities/338843331 Saturday 8th July 2015 Wake up! mmmh no. I wake up, he’s already awake: he didn’t sleep all night so before breakfast he tells me that he’s going to take a train to Verone and join me there around the famous Arena. Oh, like saying “let’s meet…

July 22, 2015

Florence to Amsterdam – 1,900km 21 days – Leonardo (GCR Europe Ride Manager) – follow his story – Stage 2.

Stage 2: from a bungalow on the rives of the Lake of Suviana to Modena https://www.strava.com/activities/338215287 Friday 7th July 2015 We wake up pretty early in the silence of the woods, very high pines spreading large shadow and protecting from the sun. Morning toelette activity as possible, then fill the bags in order, storing properly…

July 21, 2015

Florence to Amsterdam – 1,900km 21 days – Leonardo (GCR Europe Ride Manager) – follow his story – Stage 1.

Stage 1 https://www.strava.com/activities/337640739 from Florence railway station to a bungalow on the rives of Lake of Suviana We meet at Termini station in Rome, bikes and accessories are fitted properly, bags do not shake, all is in its place. There is a bit of anxiety in the air, that’s normal, my sister came for an…

July 20, 2015

My name is Marshall and I rode in NYC – twice!

DAY 1: Central Park, NYC to River Road, NJ My name is Marshall. I’m from the San Francisco Bay Area. I visited New York City to see my wife’s family. I decided while in town, I’d like to get a few rides in, so, I contacted GlobalCycleRides.com (GCR) and set up two days of riding….

July 13, 2015

aQuelle Tour Durban

See why the aQuelle Tour Durban is a cycling event not to be missed. If you are travelling to SA, a great weekend of cycling. Watch out for the 2016 dates. http://www.tourdurban.co.za/