Tag: Milan-Sanremo

One from the Vaults: Postcard from Sanremo

Typically, this weekend I’d be heading over into to Italy to watch the concluding chapters of the Milan-Sanremo bike race. I’ve watched the race’s conclusion pretty much most years since 2006, though not for the last couple. And not this year either, but for… Continue Reading “One from the Vaults: Postcard from Sanremo”

One from the vaults: Postcard from Sanremo

Usually we’d be looking forward to tomorrow’s trip into Italy to watch the finish of the first Monument (major bike race) of the season, Milan-Sanremo, planning where to eat lunch and enjoy an Aperol Spritz. Sadly, we’ll once again be doing this at home… Continue Reading “One from the vaults: Postcard from Sanremo”

Wordless Wednesday

Old Timer Cyclists at Milan-Sanremo bike race. I’m never too sure whether they turn up just to have their photos taken or if they’ve actually cycled the entire (nearly 300km) route. Whatever, they’re a welcome splash of colour and entertainment for the crowds waiting… Continue Reading “Wordless Wednesday”

Postcard from Sanremo

Saturday was just the most perfect spring day, perfect for a bike ride. Instead, I drove to Sanremo on the Italian Riviera to watch a bike race. I love the drive over there: 45 minutes on a motorway with one of the world’s best coastal… Continue Reading “Postcard from Sanremo”