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davidmarkweitzman   on Jun 19, 2019
started a topic: Mountain bike biking z Tuscany
 
I will be in Tuscany for a week this summer, get there on a June 29,  and looking for mountain biking suggestions.  Have rode everything from flow trails in Switzerland, Sky Park...
Specialized SFO clipless shoes are amazing. Easy to walk in, double BOA closure for “dialed in” fit, great toe protection, comfortable, look good. I paired them with Shimano Saint Clipless pedals for my favorite shoe pedal combo yet.
I rode The Corviglia flow trails above St Moritz in the Engadine Valley in Switzerland. Super flowy and not too difficult. There were some techy parts above the tree line. I rented a bike, a guide and took trains and lifts up. Overall, quite an expensive few hours, but completely memorable and worth it. Oh,…
I agree with rajflyboy. Shuttling allows a rider to tackle the downhill fully physically and mentally fully alert. Many times I have thought my downhill performance would be stronger if I didn’t just climb 2000 feet first...
Incycles in Pasadena has great rentals and issntctoo far from Mt Lowe area.  You will probably need a car to get to the mountain from the shop though
davidmarkweitzman   on Feb 21, 2018
replied to Italian Alps: Cervinia
 
Have ridden Swiss Alps that are close to Italian Alps.  I rode the Corviglia Flow Trails above St Moritz (amazing trails that riders at most skills levels could get down safely) and visited the...
I like how he shows several crashes to nail the tricks. Its amazing to see how sick riders like Jeff are but still crash and don't look afraid to crash.
I stayed this summer in the Engadin Valley in the Swiss Alps and Mtn biked the Corvilia flow trails about St Moritz.  A beginner can ride them but if you have some...
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