Riding high in South Tyrol to celebrate 100th birthday of the Giro d'Italia

This weekend sees the start of the 100th Giro d'Italia, one of the world's biggest cycle races, the opening stages were hosted by Northern Ireland in 2014. Ben Mitchell gets in on the centenary action by tackling part of the course on a bike holiday through Italy's South Tyrol

Spectacular views of South Tyrol in northern Italy
MY THIGHS are burning, my chest is heaving and my heart is banging. As I pull out from the final switchback of the notorious Fedaia mountain pass in the Dolomites, I persuade my pedals to turn just a [...]

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