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map of 2011 cycling tours

Tours that Ward (top right) and Oof (bottom right) have made between 30 May and 8 June 2011 are indicated in the map above.
Short descriptions, gradient profiles, tracks in gpx format and photos of the tours are given on the following pages:


1  Monno, Passo del Mortirolo, Col Carette; descent via Passo di Guspessa and return to Monno via Edolo. Click for details.
2  Monno, Edolo, Passo di Santa Cristina, descent to Tirano, Passo del Mortirolo from Mazzo di Valtellina, Monno. Click for details.
3  Monno, Ponte Legno, Passo di Gavia, descent to Bormio, Passo di Mortirolo from Grosio, return to Monno. Click for details.
4  Passo del Vivione from Malonno. Click for details.
5  Glurns, Passo della Stelvio from Prad; descent via Pass Umbrail, return to Glurns. Click for details.
6  Glurns, Sulden / Solda, return to Glurns. Additional loop into Matschertal. Click for details.


Cervélo RS and Cannondale Super SixThe 2011 tour was the first trip with our new racing bikes in an alpine environment.
Their performances were as expected: super !

Left: Oof's Cervélo RS

Right: Ward's Cannondale Super Six.


Albergo Aquai, Monno (BS) Garni Glurnserhof, Glurns (BZ)

Albergo Quai, our accommodation in Monno (prov. Brescia),
a pleasant traditional Italian hotel. Fine pastas; the home made pizzas on Saturday and Sunday attracted many locals. Find more info at www.albergoquai.it.
Garni Glurnserhof in Glurns / Glorenza (prov. Bozen / Bolzano) were we stayed during the last days of our tour. Highly recommended because of friendly atmosphere and outstanding service. Find details at www.glurnserhof.com.


Technical notes.
GPS Visualizer and Google physical maps are used for maps of trips 1 - 6.
Gradient profiles, given for each trip, are based on Garmin Edge 705 or 800 data.
GPS tracks in gpx format
(see trips 1 - 6) can be downloaded free.