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Ride With a Canadian Champion in Italy this September

release by Canada Cycles Italy
May 17, 2013 – Join former Canadian champion, Gord Singleton, in beautiful Abruzzo, Italy this September. Would you enjoy the opportunity to ride alongside a champion cyclist?  Then you’re invited to join former World Champion and 11-time Canadian champion, Gord Singleton, on a memorable tour of the beautiful Abruzzo region of Italy this September.

The tour will consist of fun and recreational rides, some challenging terrain, striking vistas and four-star accommodation plus a top-class ride leader. In short, a cycling holiday you’ll never forget!

About Abruzzo
Verdant Abruzzo and is well known for its national parks, nature reserves… and meandering roads that are perfect for cycling. Off the bike the region offers a lot to see and do, be it exploring shops for local handicrafts, sampling the delicious local cuisine or going for hikes and long pleasurable walks.

Gord Singleton – Champion
Gord began his amateur cycling career in 1974 and just four years later returned home from the Edmonton Commonwealth games with gold and bronze medals. He eventually rose to international stardom, winning Pan American gold medals and becoming the first cyclist to break and hold simultaneously world records in the 200, 500 and 1000 metres. In 1982 he became the first Canadian rider to win a world cycling championship gold medal in the Keirin at the Track Worlds in Liecester, England. In 1987 Singleton received the Order of Canada – read more here.

Hotel Mara
Visitors stay at Hotel Mara, located on idyllic Lido Riccio’s Bay. Renowned for its hospitality, it features bright, comfortable rooms – all with balconies – and a restaurant with a gorgeous terrace where you can relax and enjoy the phenomenal seaside view.

Dates: September 8-15

Tour Price: $3,000 per person (includes return airfare from Toronto), see website for details.

The Italy trip was very unique for me… Am still pinching myself… was I really there? It was great!
– Peter Zenti, Wisconsin

Visit Canada Cycles Italy here for details!

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