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Road Cycling: Siena Loop Cycle

Road biking · Italy
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Cycle the Montagnola Hills west of Siena. Take a spin to the fortified town of Sovicille. Roll through the hills of Poggio al Pero and through the villages of Maggiano and Lucerena. On the final descent to Siena take a rustic Toscana lunch in Carpineta. Back in Siena further explore the art-filled streets and the lure of entoneca’s packed with local pecorino cheese and salamis.
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Distance 57.2 km
3:35 h
1,000 m
1,000 m
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Jo Payne
Update: August 03, 2018
Difficulty
difficult
Technique
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Highest point
589 m
Lowest point
203 m
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Tips and hints

This ride is available on the tours: SGCRCTTFTM

Start

Coordinates:
DD
43.320206, 11.326654
DMS
43°19'12.7"N 11°19'36.0"E
UTM
32T 688657 4799002
w3w 
///sleeping.altering.gateway

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Coordinates

DD
43.320206, 11.326654
DMS
43°19'12.7"N 11°19'36.0"E
UTM
32T 688657 4799002
w3w 
///sleeping.altering.gateway
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Road Cycling

  • Cycling helmet
  • Cycling gloves
  • Cycling shoes
  • Padded shorts and jersey
  • Sunglasses

roadCyclingTechnical

  • Water bottle and cage
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • Air pump or CO2 pump including cartridges
  • Puncture repair kit
  • Where applicable, the bike must meet requirements for road use by having a bell, front and rear lamps and spoke reflectors
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
57.2 km
Duration
3:35 h
Ascent
1,000 m
Descent
1,000 m
Circular route Scenic Refreshment stops available Cultural/historical interest

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