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Old 06-05-09, 02:54 PM
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Moving to Florence

I am moving to Florence, Italy for 5 months starting in August. I wanted to find out if there is a velodrome in or within biking distance of the city. Also, anything else I should visit or be aware of beyond the touristy crap since I have never visited there. Thanks.
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the touristy crap
Is some of the worlds best art. If just walking around the old city doesn't inspire you visit a few of the museums, you have no sole. My god, if I could return and spend more time!
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Old 06-05-09, 03:19 PM
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Is some of the worlds best art. If just walking around the old city doesn't inspire you visit a few of the museums, you have no sole. My god, if I could return and spend more time!
I am going there to study art, I will be spending a lot of time looking at all the art in Florence. I assumed there would be a velodrome near the city since it is a major city and cycling is huge part of that culture.
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Enzo Sacchi Velodrome
https://www.fixedgearfever.com/module...owtrack&id=690

Some pics at https://www.clubsportivofirenze.it/in...velodromo.html
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I am having trouble finding much information about this velodrome, have you ever been? I can't even find to seem to find an address or locate it in google maps.
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I haven't been there but there is a map at fixedgearfever and it's easy to locate on google maps...
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Originally Posted by bigfred View Post
Is some of the worlds best art. If just walking around the old city doesn't inspire you visit a few of the museums, you have no sole. My god, if I could return and spend more time!
"sole."
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Originally Posted by vegenaise View Post
"sole."
And here, we have proof that I am in fact, an unedumicated idoit, who needs to learn to proof read his quick off the cuff replies.
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