the Italian cycling challenge

“If this ride was spread over 2 days it would still be tough. I had a feeling of euphoria that lasted nearly 2 weeks after the event.”

– Andrew, Italian Everest recon team, 2015

  • Key facts

    – 29,029 feet (and more) of ascent
    – 17 hours in the saddle
    – stunning Italian mountain scenery
    – 7th-9th September 2018
    – 15 places available

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  • ride difficulty

    For cyclists who can average 18mph over 100 miles and are capable of riding well over 125 miles in a day. Needs a serious commitment to training.

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  • support we provide

    – all the fine Italian food and drink you can handle
    – support team, car and motorbike
    – ride leaders

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  • downloads


    Ride brochure 2017 (PDF)

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  • costs

    £225 seat fee for food, accommodation and transport (flights not included). Then £500 fundraising target to ride in your own kit or £1000 to earn the Near Naked kit.