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Old 08-29-07, 11:19 PM   #1
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Anyone ride Zoncolan with Simoni?

From what I can tell (not too good at Italian) this happened on August 23, but Simoni rode up Zoncolan for free with whomever wanted to try! I wish I was in Italy. Imagine riding up that mountain with, likely, the best to ever climb it (he's won both times they've ridden it).

http://www.simonigilberto.it/index.php?news

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2 VOLTE ZONCOLAN

Giovedì 23 Agosto verrà inaugurata la gigantografia di Gilberto Simoni in cima allo Zoncolan; Per l’occasione ci ritroveremo a Ovaro e con le nostre forze e le nostre bici scaleremo la cima del Monte Zoncolan per una festa dedicata alle due vittorie di Gibo sullo Zoncolan.

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Ore 11.00 circa arrivo a Ovaro ai piedi della salita - versante Giro 2007 – i più volenterosi potranno salire in bicicletta assieme a Gibo, gli altri attenderanno i corridori in cima alla salita per pranzare tutti assieme.
Ore 16.00 Inaugurazione della Gigantografia in cima al Monte Zoncolan
Ore 17.30 Ritrovo al Teatro l’Alpina – località Comeglians – per la proiezione del filmato dedicato alla tappa e susseguente presentazione del libro fotografico dedicato a questa salita.

Partecipazione libera a tutti, ciclisti e non.
So...anyone here ride it?
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Old 08-29-07, 11:28 PM   #2
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There's only about 10 riders on the whole planet capable of riding up the Zoncolan with Gibo.
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Old 08-29-07, 11:30 PM   #3
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Looks like it was raining.




I don't think many people rode it with him.
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Old 08-30-07, 01:45 AM   #4
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if you live in Belgium/Holland, you can train with pros every day.
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Yes.

Cold wet day.
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Yes.

Cold wet day.
You went? Did you ride up it? What was your time? did you get to take pics with him or was it more of a presentation?
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You went? Did you ride up it? What was your time? did you get to take pics with him or was it more of a presentation?
I could be wrong, but I think he was joking, judging by his username...
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Hmmm, I wonder what Basso was doing that day?...
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Hmmm, I wonder what Basso was doing that day?...
Stuffing shoe boxes for a trip to Mexico.
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