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Wednesday, 1 January, 2014

Merselo-Verona 2014   

Merselo-Verona 1200km Randonnée

Merselo-Verona is a 1,200 kms bicycle ride from Merselo/Netherlands through Germany and Austria over the Alps to Verona/Italy in less than 90 hours total time.

The bicycle ride is performed as brevet on the rules of Audax Club Parisien.
Organizer of this Audax randonneur brevet is Jan van Osch. The organization is made possible by Euraudax Randonnée Nederland.

- Distance: 1200 km
- Elevation: +/- ~10000 meters (Alps!)
- Total time limit: 90h
- Date: September 15-18, 2014
- Start time: 6:00 am
- Start location: Molen Nooit Gedacht, Grootdorp 93, 5815 AN Merselo
- GPS coordinates: N51 31.810 E5 55.545
- Finish Location: Porta Palio, Verona, Italy

Start in Merselo/Netherlands, going towards the Rhine in Germany, following that beautiful river until Speyer where we cross the Rhine, riding further on over “Schwäbische Alb” to the eastside of the lake Bodensee, in Bregenz into Austria, the next country, over the Alps, Arlberg and Reschenpass. From there we are riding on the beautiful Italian cycle paths along Adige or Etsch, free from cars. We make a loop to the Lago di Garda and the finish is in Verona at Porta Palio.

Altitude profile with the control points
altitude profile
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