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Grande successo per la seconda edizione della Gran Fondo La Marmotte – Sestriere – Colle delle Finestre. Oltre mille appassionati arrivati da ogni angolo di Italia, a cui si sono aggiunti un centinaio di cicloamatori provenienti dall’estero (Francia, Belgio, Olanda le nazioni più rappresentate), facendo registrare 1109 iscrizioni, più del doppio dei partecipanti rispetto allo […]

Gran Fondo: the start shall be controlled

You will climb a lot during the Gran Fondo La Marmotte – Sestriere, but the start will be in descent. At 8:30 it will be given the official start from the center of Sestriere and there shall be controlled pace for the first 11 kilometers, to ensure maximum security of all participants. “After consulting with […]

Gran Fondo: the third climb

Only for the brave. On July 24, when you arrive in Sestriere you will have already ride for 93 km and at that point you’ll choose if to cross the finish line and complete the Medio Fondo (2400 meters in altitude), or opt for the Gran Fondo of 117.7 km (3200 meters in altitude). In […]

Sestriere: sport everytime!

Just say Sestriere and sport is the first word that comes in your thoughts. Your mind immediately flies Olympics of 2006 when all the best athletes of the planet came here to fight for medals in Alpine skiing, a discipline that hit again the territory in winter. On December 10 and 11, indeed, the slopes […]

GF Sestriere: a rider speaks about his experience

The charm of the Colle delle Finestre is something really special. Until you deal with it on your own bike, however, you can not really understand it deeply. Knows well Marcello D’Errico, 31-years-old amateur from Turin who works for the DHL customer service, who discovered it with his bike only last year, riding it on […]

Stabilized and leveled the pavel road

Eighteen and a half kilometers to enter the myth. On July 24 during the Gran Fondo La Marmotte organized by RCS Sport with start and finish in Sestriere, you will face one of the most famous climb across the globe: the Colle delle Finestre. Both those who choose the Medio Fondo (93 km with a […]

Fabio Aru: re-riding the Sestriere

“The thrill of re-riding the last kilometers of the climb to Sestriere is something unique. Every time I pass by bike, I have the creeps of joy because, as I said several times also to my teammates, it was something magical to win here. Sometimes I even look for videos on the internet to see […]