News — Furkel Pass
Salzburg to Milan 2019. Day 3, Huben to Brixen
Austria Furkel Pass Italy Staller pass Wurzjoch
85 miles. 11000 ft of climbing. Strava link: https://www.strava.com/activities/2472029390 Breakfast at 8, lots of toast, lots of cereal, lots of coffee. There was a group of Czechoslovakian bodybuilders staying at the guesthouse, each one well over 6-foot-tall and probably weighing around 20 stone apiece, they were proper man mountains. We ate them under the table, a bottomless thirst and hunger upon us. The day was bright and warm. Not a cloud in the sky, perfect cycling weather. After the previous night’s poor sleep, I had managed to sleep well, and this morning felt fresh and ready for the day ahead....