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Aug 30, 2012 - Day 6 ....hot in Tuscany
Thursday, August 30.......a hot day's ride After a sleepless night in Massa Marittima due to a concrete mattress and a pillow made of mdf (medium-density fiberboard), we arose and had breakfast at 7:00. Our morning briefing with Hermann was scheduled for 8:00, with kickstands up at 8:15. As we rolled through the side street in MM, we noticed several heads popping out from the windows above us, seeing what was making all that racket in this sleepy, stone-covered town. We roared out of town and headed for the hills...today's ride was...Jump to full entry
Aug 29, 2012 - Day 5....another glorious day!
Wednesday, August 29......on the road again.... Hermann let us sleep in this morning - kickstands up at 11:00. We took a final group picture in front of the hotel with a backdrop of San Gimignano tucked into the hillside behind us. We all left some of our hearts there as we rode away. This was another clear, cloudless day, with highs in the 90s and low humidity. The ride towards our next destination, Volterra, was filled with more scenic vistas - grape vines, olive trees, rolling hills.....Tuscany at its finest! We rode to the base of the...Jump to full entry