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A Fred in Yorkshire

Aug 9th, 2014 | By | Category: Blog, Races, Tour de France, Travel

The story of how David from The FredCast made his way to Yorkshire for the Grand Depart of the 2014 Tour de France, and how he learned to love crowds.

Video: Maratona of the Dolomites

Aug 1st, 2011 | By | Category: Travel, Video

Here’s a video shot by Guido from Ciclismo Classico during our tour of the Italian Alps and The Dolomites. You can recognize me easily. I’m the slow one.

Maratona Tour – The Journey Home

Jul 12th, 2011 | By | Category: Blog, Travel

After 7 days, 224 miles and 31,650 feet of climbing (that’s 141.15 feet climbed per mile), my Italian cycling adventure has come to an end. It’s time to head home to family, friends, work, and my own bike.

Maratona Tour – Day 7 (The Maratona dles Dolomites)

Jul 12th, 2011 | By | Category: Blog, Travel

The big day finally arrived and we got our opportunity to ride one of the world’s most famous Grand Fondos, The Maratona of The Dolimites. Ride/read along as I describe the event and my day in the saddle.

Maratona Tour – Status Update

Jul 10th, 2011 | By | Category: Blog, Travel

The good news is, I made it safely through The Maratona dles Domoites. The bad news is, I didn’t make the time cut for the medium course (I missed it by literally a couple of minutes), so I only did the short course. I was bummed, but I still had a good time. More later . . . .

Maratona Tour – Day 6 (Rest Day)

Jul 9th, 2011 | By | Category: Blog, Travel

Today was a rest day as we took in the sights, sounds, and shopping that abound in Corvara and La Villa. Tomorrow is the big day: The Maratona dles Dolomites! Never fear, though, I still have a blog post and photos!

Maratona Tour – Day 5 (Fedaia, Falzarego, Valparola)

Jul 8th, 2011 | By | Category: Blog, Travel

Our final ride before we tackle the Maratona dles Dolomites on Sunday. This time we rode 66 km and climbed 1,800+ meters over three passes. In case you’re not paying attention, that’s 26,000 feet climbed so far.

Video: Dolomites Tour Trailer

Jul 8th, 2011 | By | Category: Travel, Video

A quick video showing some of the the footage I’ve shot from my handlebar-mounted GoPro Hero HD on my tour of the Alps and the Dolomites. Enjoy!

Mom’s Question

Jul 8th, 2011 | By | Category: Blog, Travel

My mom has been reading my blog from my trip through the Alps and the Dolomites and asked a question. I’d like to hear how all of you would answer it.

Maratona Tour – Day 4 (Pinei and Sela)

Jul 7th, 2011 | By | Category: Blog, Travel

Today my Maratona tour with Ciclismo Classico heads out of the Alps and into The Dolomites, including the climb of Passo Sella, one of the passes we’ll climb on Sunday during the Maratona of The Dolomites.