My name is Anna, I'm 25 years old, and I'm from Germany. Nature, culture, and photography are my passions. The bicycle is a recent love story: when I cycle I feel more inspired than ever. When I heard about the Dolomites Bike Day, in the Dolomites UNESCO World Heritage site, I decided: that is where I want to go.
Photography is my passion, and when I cycle, I always find new inspirations. I told myself: "the Dolomites Bike Day, in the Dolomites, it's the perfect day to feel part of a natural heritage of unique beauty.
To discover the valleys, to admire the rocky peaks, to learn about the Ladin history. I can't wait to begin my trip!Places of interest
In just a few rides I realized how nice it is to pedal – but also that to achieve certain goals you need to train frequently. In my rides, I try to mix my commitment with fun, so fatigue becomes a form of unexpected beauty.Preparation for the bike day
I've read that to complete the 51km loop you need 1,500 kcal on average. I have to get in the right amount of energy, which means a full breakfast before the start and snacks along the way, along with a regular hydration plan. At the end, a good lunch is the right reward.The correct nutrition
Well, no, 16 hairpin bends are not enough to complete the entire loop. 16 are the hairpin bends to the Falzarego pass, 13 km of pure pleasure with spectacular panoramic points.
"Da pera a pera", from stone to stone: this is how the locals call the last, very tough, 100 meters to reach the top of the Valparola. Constant gradient between 12% and 15%.