2019 Italian Cycling Camp

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2019 Italian (Tuscany) Cycling Camp

 June 9-17, 2019

This 8-day Italian cycling camp includes wonderful riding in the Tuscan Countryside (including a ride to and then lunch in, Siena!), visits to Medieval Villages, a Winery Tour, enjoying Natural Hot Springs, optional Cooking Classes and participation in one of Italy’s famous Gran Fondo bicycle events, Granfondo della Maremma.

Night view of Pitigliano

Night view of Pitigliano

 

We will ride in beautiful Tuscany based out of Max Lelli’s estate, Il Raduno, through secluded countryside and small historic villages such as Pitigliano and Sorano.

 

 

 

USA/Italy Team Presentation at the 2018 Giro d’Sardinia

 

The end of our week in Tuscany will see us travel to neaby Scarlino to participate in a classic Gran Fondo. Italy’s Gran Fondo bicycle events are known throughout the world as an exceptional experience, one that you will get to be a part of with this camp.

 

 

Max Lelli

About Max Lelli

Max Lelli is an ex-professional Italian born in Manciano (near Grosseto, in Tuscany). He participated in 14 Tours de France, cycling alongside such legends as Argentin, Cipollini, Fondriest, Bartoli, and Casagrande. He won a team time trial at the Tour de France with the team Ceramiche Arriostea. At the Giro d’Italia his best finish was 3rd overall in 1991 (and 4th in 1993), winning the Monviso and Selva d Valgardena stages as well as the white jersey as best young rider of the Giro. He participated in three world championships, won on two occasions the Giro di Toscana, and became the Italian time trial champion. In 1996 he became the first Italian to win the Tour of Portugal. In 1997 Max won the most important race in the USA: the Core States championship in Philadelphia.

 

Sorano

Randy with Sorano as a backdrop, just one of the historic towns that we ride through on this trip.

About Randy Warren and Warren Cycling:

 Randy, a USA Cycling level 1 coach, has been coaching cyclists and cycling teams since 1987. A former Masters National Champion, Randy has also raced in the Masters World Championships in Russia including winning one race and placing 4th overall. Randy has been leading cycling camps since 2003, helping cyclists to experience great riding, training and racing all over America and in Tuscany and Sardinia, Italy.

For more information see www.warrencycling.com

  •  Cost
    • $4,199 – shared room (single room +$370)
    • $3,799 – shared room – non-cycling guests (single room +$370)
    • This price includes:
      • Eight days of riding in beautiful Tuscany, Italy
      • All rides led by Max Lelli and Randy Warren, USA Cycling Level 1 Coach
      • Max Lelli team kit (included in ride package)
      • Airport transfers
      • Race transfers
      • All lodging
      • All meals
      • Race entry in Granfondo della Maremma (included in ride package)
      • Opportunity to ride, train and race with Max Lelli, 14-time Tour de France racer
      • Visit Medieval Villages
      • Soaking in the natural hot-springs and waterfalls at Terme di Saturnia
      • Guided tour of the Morellino di Scansano Winery
    • Optional cooking class(es) with chef Michela (+$55/day, 2 days possible)
    • BMC bicycle rental available for this camp ($+375)
  • Travel
    • You will purchase your airline tickets on your own
      • Plan to arrive in Rome no later than Noon (local time) of Sunday, June 9
      • Plan to leave Rome no earlier than 1:00pm (local time) of Monday, June 17
    • All airport and race transfers are included in your camp fees

 

Your hosts, Max Lelli and Randy Warren

  • Riding 
    •   Both longer and shorter ride options available.
    •   BMC road bikes are available for this camp (+$375, just bring your pedals), you will enjoy the tremendous riding opportunities in Tuscany. You can also bring  your own bicycle.
    •   All rides led by Max Lelli and Randy Warren, USA Cycling Level 1 Coach

 Typical Tuscan Hilltop City

  • Meals
    • All meals are provided during this trip ranging from home cooked, authentic Italian food while we are at Il Raduno to local restaurants (including in Siena and Pitigliano) and a famous Pasta Party after the Gran Fondo.

 

  • Registration
    • Email randy@warrencycling.com for a registration form
    • A $1000 deposit is due by January 31, 2019
    • Remaining balance will be due by May 1, 2019
    • We accept Chase Quickpay, Venmo, PayPal or checks. Please make checks payable to Warren Cycling and mail to:
Warren Cycling
Attn: Italy Granfondo Camp
29 Forestdale Drive
Asheville, NC 28803

For more information or any questions, please contact Randy Warren at randy@warrencycling.com

 

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