When words like sweat, effort, sun, cold, wind, rain, slopes, suffering, finish line, remember moments, hours, years riding a bicycle.
The awareness of having spent part of our precious lifetime, to receive in exchange moments of joy, in the most absolute freedom. Joy lived in solitary intimacy or often shared with unforgettable friends, on endless roads articulated in changing landscapes... This is “La Belvedere”, the spark that revives the passion that never drowsed for cycling that lives in you.
Professional cyclists, amateur’s o just bicycle aficionado: we will come all together for the second edition of La Belvedere, to discover Mendrisiotto.
Ready for the start, let’s go!
This year the programme of the event has been streamlined and everything will be concentrated in the afternoon of Saturday 22nd August with the organization of a cycling race for children in the park of Casvegno in Mendrisio and with registrations in the late afternoon at the Osteria Vignetta.
Sunday will be totally focused on the 5 routes of the Belvedere, where the participants are welcome with any kind of bike, from the historical, cyclist's lighthouse, to the most modern and even assisted cycling.
There are three routes available, from which you can choose the one that best suits you:
Distance: 36 km
Ascents / descents: 879m / 879m
Min/Mas height: 243m / 585m
Distance: 44 km
Ascents / descents: 984 m / 984 m
Min/Mas height: 241 m / 671 m
Distance: 66 km
Ascents / descents: 1554 m / 1556 m
Alt. min/mas: 272 m / 1158 m
Belvedere Sterrata (not yet definitive)
Distance: 40 km
Ascent / descent: 1161 m / 1161 m
Alt. min/mas: 272 m / 614 m
Belvedere Sterrata Panoramica (not yet definitive)
Distance: 48 km
Ascent / descent: 1409 m / 1410 m
Alt. min/mas: 272 m / 701 m
Sat: 10:00 - 24:00
Sun: 07:00 - 18:00
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