The Big Start Event with Chiappucci
Claudio Chiappucci

The Big Start Event with Chiappucci

The Big Start Event with Chiappucci

13th march 2021 – 14th march 2021
Level: intermediate


Why choosing this academy:
  • Enjoy a Saturday evening dinner with El Diablo Chiappucci, let him tell you about his unforgettable victories over a glass of wine
  • Try Cinelli Superstar road bike, UCI Team Colpack Ballan official bike
  • A great staff at your disposal, all our staff together for 2021 Ital Cycling premiere event


Ital Cycling tour operator launch event! Cinelli - Columbus, the UCI Continental Colpack-Ballan Team and the Municipality of Garda invite you to this exclusive weekend. In the setting of our Lake Garda, we will accompany you for two extraordinary road cycling training days: a coaching weekend, with the great Claudio Chiappucci, who will join the group for dinner on Saturday and will ride with you on Sunday. Taste local food and wine, experience two days of sport, with the UCI professional riders road assistance. Experience an Ital Cycling event!

Accomodation: Hotel Conca D'Oro Garda, 3 S stars hotel


Day 1 | Val D'Adige, ride by the river 

90 - 100 km, 500 m  

The 2021 season begins! Get in touch with our staff, for a welcome at the hotel and the briefing to define your day. We will fit you on Cinelli Superstar bike, with the measurements required start the first ride of this weekend. The bycicle paths of the Adige Valley will be the spectacular set of our training team exercises. We will ride along the Canyon, under the Sanctuary of the Madonna della Corona and on the hills between Pastrengo and Lazise. At the hotel we will have a snack and aperitif while checking your performance with the coach. And for dinner… you will meet the Diablo in person! A special opportunity for the lucky guests to ask Claudio about his life and career over a glass of Italian wine and some wonderful local food.


Day 2 | Monte Baldo, Lumini climb, Panoramica climb in Malcesine 

100 km, 1.100 m  

How was your sleep? Today you will be coached by Claudio Chiappucci on the climbs. After the briefing, we will head to Caprino, climbing the hills of Bardolino. The ascent will lead up to Località Lumini, where the surprisingly panoramic descent will begin all the way to the Lake shores. We will then proceed towards Malcesine to climb the short ascent called "Panoramica", theater of stages of the Giro del Trentino and also known as the "Poggio" of Lake Garda, a short and fast climb. On the way back, we will enjoy the lunch with the team commenting with Claudio the day out. Farewell in the afternoon and see you soon for another Ital Cycling holiday!


Price per person (maximum 12 px): 

Euro 380,00 (taxes and VAT included) | single supplement, applied to secure a private room for solo travellers: Euro 30,00 (taxes and VAT included)


La quota comprende

  • 1 nights in a 3S star hotel in a double room with breakfast | 1 dinner | 1 lunch on sunday | one light lunch on Saturday after training | 1 aperitif
  • Claudio Chiappucci presence for a day
  • Van and mechanic in tow | assistance from the van (eat and drink) | photos and videos along the routes 
  • Assistance from our holiday manager and from our cycling guides
  • Welcome kit Xeler supplements | 20% discount on Cinelli Bike apparel and accessories
  • Bike rental Cinelli Superstar


The fee does not include

  • Flight
  • Travel and accident insurance

Anything not mentioned in "The fee includes"


The use of a power meter or heart rate monitor is recommended in order to use the training program correctly. The van is always at your disposal; do not hesitate to use it before returning to the hotel if the distance travelled is judged not appropriate for your abilities.


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