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Cycling Dolomites

Update 2017 edition: We will be back again on the #YOLOmites5000 climbs on September 9th 2017. If you want to get in make sure you book a place to stay early enough. If you are traveling from abroad check the Holimites Rent-Ride-Relax offer with free road-bike rental. If you don’t find any rooms with this […]

Plan de Corones from Furcia

This is one of those climbs that you should do when you don’t have any other rides left to do, or if you just really want to weep and fight against gravity before putting your feet on the ground on the steepest parts of the climb. Yes, this climb is going to be brutal and even though I wrote that you should ride […]

Passo Furcia loop [clockwise]

Passo Furcia loop: Description: 0 km The Furcia loop is a nice change from the classical Dolomite passes and – if you like steep gradients - this one’s for you! Starting in Badia, head north on the SP244 towards Brunico.   15.3 km In the town of Longega, turn right (south) in the direction of Al Plan de […]

Passo Furcia from Longega/San Vigilio

The word “Furcia” in the Ladin language means pitchfork! Usually, riding uphill should take you to heaven but, in this case, to get there you’ll need to go through hell! So, you may really see the devil with a pitchfork on the steepest part of the climb! Passo Furcia starts from the town of Al Plan de Mareo (Ladin) but to […]

Passo Furcia from Valdaora

Passo Furcia is one of those climbs that you will ride once and then wait a long time before riding it again. Both sides of the Furcia are damn hard, with double-digit gradients where it’s really hard to find a nice cycling pace up to the top. The climb starts in Valdaora with an easy climb […]