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8% climb to summit  

The tour continues 8% climb to summit

This is the entrance to the Stelvio summit with the last 4K at 8-9%
The tour continues

May 28th 2010
Overcast skies greeted us this morning but with no threat or forecast of rain until later in the day, the plan to ride the Passo dello Stelvio was still on. The slower group left the hotel about 08.30 and the rest of us left at about 09.00. With a slight downhill run into town, last free-wheel until the descent, we got onto the climb to the Stelvio. This is approximately 24K long and rises to ... read more
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