Prepare yourself…this is possibly going to be the ride of your life and you will need to be ready. Not only are you ging to ride your bike through the Alps from the northern lands of Germany through the great mountain range of Europe to Italy but you are going to do it over the highest pass route between these two great nations…standing at nearly 3,000m above sea level…the Stelvio Pass!
And we haven’t even mentioned the 150km downhill, lake Como and Madonna del Ghisallo yet…
|Total Distance 540km||Total Ascent 6,500m||Max Alt 2,758m||Difficulty Grade 4/5
|5 Nights||Next Departure: 23 August 2018||Ristretto Score #5||Guide Price £699
Day One – Arrive Munich airport – prepare bikes and ride first leg – 66km. Times of recommended flights given at time of application.
Day Two – Wolfratshausen to Llandeck – 137km +1420m
Day Three – Llandeck to Bormio – 133km +3,215m
Day Four – Bormio to Como – 168km +1,604m
Day Five – Como to Milan – 45km +302m
Day Six – Pack down bikes before transfer for flight home. Times of recommended flights given at time of application.
Experienced Cycle Leader(s), Full Vehicle Support including Driver/Mechanic, First Aiders, Baggage Transfer, 3/4 star Hotel Accommodation (5 nights inc Breakfast), Airport Transfers (designated flights)
Flights, Lunches, Evening Meals
Recommended flight information will be given on your application. To help us help you, It is important you notify us of any extraordinary travel arrangements you may have that prevents you from arriving at the recommended times.
Your personal bags will be carried by the support vehicle throughout the event.
We strongly ask your bikes to be transported by bike bags (semi-rigid/soft). Please do not arrive to the event with rigid bike travel boxes. Support vehicles will have limited space and unable stow large solid bike boxes as well as all luggage and equipment through the event.
Please contact us with any questions regarding flight transport of your bike, we will be more than happy to discuss this further with you.
Weather & Kit
We can expect warm, sunny weather, however we should expect slight temperature drop and cool conditions on the mountains (800m+) – Remember to bring layers – not heavy coverings.
This is a road bike tour. Your bike should be well maintained and in good running order with suitable ‘road gears’ and brakes.
A full kit list will be issued in your ‘Tour Instructions’ document after your application. We will be glad to discuss any aspect of kit and your bike with you, please call us anytime with any questions.
Fitness & Training
This is a level 4 cycle event. You will be capable of riding comfortably upto 140km in a day and/or used to riding distances upto 100km over hilly terrain – minmum. If you have any doubt as to your fitness regarding participation in this event please give us a cal and we will be more than happy to chat with you.
Please arrive to the event ready to ride and not rely on ‘muscle memory’ or riding into ‘trip fitness’ – don’t let us or yourself down…please train to ride.
Click here for Training plan
Munich To Milan Trans-Alp Stelvio Route
Munich To Milan Trans-Alp Stelvio Elevation Profile
Contact us to apply today and slay the beast of the high Alps
Next Departure – 23 August 2018
To join us on this incredible cycling adventure or for further information hit the enquire button now!