Lake Garda is one of the many treasures of Italy and is loved especially by tourists from Northern Europe, Germans in particular. One of the elements to be taken into consideration is that this wonderful body of water can be admired both from above and from below, so we have chosen to offer you this ring route (it is good for both superlight bikes and mountain bikes) that starts from and arrives in Peschiera del Garda.
The heat and the consequent sweating and dehydration are some of the enemies most feared by those who love cycling. So let's continue to analyze which are the best practices to follow, trying to offset the negative effects of high temperatures.
This time we suggest you 4 routes to explore the almost unpolluted nature of the Island of Elba riding your mountain bike. Riding a mountain bike is the best way to discover the territory of the island of the Tuscan Archipelago, which is mostly mountainous.
Since the human body is composed of about 60% water, it should not be surprising that it is necessary to hydrate it even when following a bike path.
Valtellina is a top choice for those who want to live unique outdoor experiences and in particular for cycling enthusiasts.
Ferrara is also known as the city of Renaissance (due to the Estensi dynasty), the city of silence (according to Gabriele D’Annunzio), the city of metaphysics (as you can see in the paintings of De Chirico and Carrà). But it's even called “city of bicycles”, in fact it boasts, the title of the most bike-friendly town in Italy.
The Ponale trail, in Trentino region, is a must try for any skilled biker. This bikeway offers spectacular views on Lake Garda (that is even known as Lake of Benaco) and is recommended both to mountain bikers and hikers.
"La Bici della felicità" is a book written by Ludovica "Ladybici" Casellati, founder of Luxury Bike Hotels and of the online magazine Viagginbici.com. This book, published by Sperling & Kupfer, is a practical guide dedicated both to those who ride a bike only occasionally and to the slightly more experienced cyclist, always looking for new routes to follow.
In the last years, more and more travelers are moving by bike: last year the number of cycling tourists who chose private homes and accommodation facilities reached 77,6 million, equivalent to 8,4% of the overall number of tourists in Italy.
We have chosen to debunk some cliches about cycling nutrition. These 7 myths about cyclists diet should be demolished, in our opinion, to really know how to eat well and get maximum performance during a bike ride or a race.