James Allenby (pictured right), the son of one of Care Ashore’s trustees, is participating in the Pinarello Grandfondo cycling event.
Italy, the home of cycling and Treviso north of Venice, the home of the legendary bike company Pinarello and it's world famous Pinarello Grandfondo cycling event. Taking in the gruelling challenge of crossing the Dolomite mountain range, the Pinarello Grand Fondo is one of the most demanding and arduous cycling events in Europe.
In July, 5000 amateur & profession cyclists (with only 500 admitted from outside Italy) will attempt to conquer the 175km of cycling during the permitted time of 8 hours. Starting outside the historic Pinarello factory in the Piazza del Signori in Treviso, the participants will head out towards the splendour of the Dolomites.