Umbria and Abruzzo on a Road Bike

Umbria and Abruzzo on a Road Bike

We always enjoy reading of customer adventures – this time a belter from Italy “On previous visits to Abruzzo, I’d watched road cyclists on the switchbacks of the Gran Sasso massif with some envy. I had also toyed with the idea of making the whole trip unmotorised, taking in the Valnerina and Sibilini mountain range on the way. This trip was a compromise between carrying the bike by car, which always seems perverse, and the slow, ponderous exercise of hauling camping equipment in full touring mode. I packed some essentials in bike bags and opted for ‘credit card’ travel based in pre-booked overnight accommodation…..”  

Head over to the The Slow Lens blog for the full story (opens in new window), complete with awesome images.