This was the data from that day. :-)
The Alps en route from england to italy. mmmmm.
Ryan Air. the lego coloured planes. cheap at least. no food or water(for free) nor could the seats recline. funny.
The hotel Dory from our rooms terrace.
ow my eyes!!!! canadians on the beach.
the cyclists watching a race on the plazzzma tv in the hotel.
Michelle letting everyone know how much fun it is. still in the hotel lobby.
Gordon Dennis (Ian's Dad) after day 1. Gordon is a convert now to the Scott bikes.
Doppio Espresso. gratis. i had LOTS of these!
the bike rack. one of 3. the Derosa Kings with carbon record and carbon wheels were decent enough.
One poor guy even had to ride this colnago.
the shoe tree. walk down with your sandles, and then put on your bike shoes.
yep you guessed it. signed by Marco himself.
Pablo...this ones for you.
Michelle and Gordon and dons legs.
Scooter Kids. Fun. we took these to zip out to some local bike shops. sweet fun. if i lived there...i'd have one. but a faster one and with brakes that really worked.
Front entrance to the hotel dory. scott with DA and Kyseriums. not the worst thing a hotel could have in its entrance.
the main strip. a bustling zone. fun to just walk around in for sure.
the canal at night.
Guess its a good store or something.
This little dude ruled his corner. had a collar but no owner present. he just walk around pissing on things. good for him!
The owner of the hotel chatting up the girls.
this was our rest day, we decidied to go fire the legs over a bit. we ended up climinb an 18% grade to an ancient castle. the girls were unhappy with that decision.
michelle, suzie, vicky and ian.
Michelle in her Illes Balleres uniform.
everyone turning over granny gear. and yes we all had triples.
a respite before heading up to the steep bits. michelle decided that that was far enough.
i climbed up, met gordon who was on his way down, and i kept going to the top of the castle. very fun on the final cobbles up.
Ian from the top of the castle.
U take photos of the things you can. my new bell helmet for example.
part of the community at the top of the hill.
yep i'm some proud of myself.
Each village had a square or plaza. and each one had cafe's. and villages were only minutes apart. truely amazing living.
went out for our first italian pizza on our rest day. and cokes. i had more cokes over there than i've had in years combined. nice after/during rides though!
the local hertz had nice cars to rent out.