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Long Distance Semi-Grouped Alley Cat Milan to Venice 2009

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Long Distance Semi-Grouped Alley Cat Milan to Venice 2009

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Old 07-23-09, 03:06 PM
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Long Distance Semi-Grouped Alley Cat Milan to Venice 2009

Long Distance Semi-Grouped Alley Cat Milan to Venice 2009

This year I went to the Milan to Venice fixed gear bike randonne.
It is organized by a bunch of people from Milan

http://www.ciclistica.it/post/2009/0...zia-fissa-2009

http://babelfish.yahoo.com/translate...rUrl=Translate

http://www.ciclistica.it/post/2009/0...zia-fissa-2009

http://babelfish.yahoo.com/translate...rUrl=Translate


It is somewhere in the middle between a randonee and an alley cat.
All in all I like this kind of long distance alley cat (almost) races.
The nice thing is the sight seeing that you do with the ride, the high speed TT alike riding and the camaraderie with the other participants.
I was the one that attempted the ride with the micro folder ( http://www.bikeforums.net/showpost.p...&postcount=313 )
I post here several pics of long distance tuned fixies and ride pics.
The other one that they do is the Milan-to-Turin that they do each March or April.


Additional pics ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/dirtyin...7621747422984/ )





















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Old 07-23-09, 03:11 PM
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Looks awesome, very cool.

I'd love to do something like that.
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