Friday, July 10, 2009

Südtirol Dolomiti Superbike

The 15th edition of the Südtirol Dolomiti Superbike Mountain Bike Marathon will take place tomorrow in Hochpustertal/Alta Pusteria. The race encloses once again the two classic distances - short with 60 km (total climbing: 1.785 m) and long with 115,5 km (total climbing: 3.658 m). The race will kick off at 7.30 a.m. on the main road right in front of Villabassa's main square.
The Alta Pusteria is the home of the famous Tre Cime di Lavaredo, the picturesque Val Fiscalina along with sumless unique bizarrely shaped rocks, deep valleys and wide high plateaus characteristics of the Dolomites. The Alta Pusteria Touristic Association is a cooperation between the communities of Niederdorf/Villabassa, Toblach/Dobbiaco, Prags/Braies, Innichen/San Candido and Sexten/Sesto. Sesto is well known as a summer and skiing resort, surrounded of the "Sundial of Sesto", a mountain range with five peaks called the "Nine o'clock Peak", the "Ten o'clock Peak", the "Eleven o'clock Peak", the "Twelve o'clock Peak" and the "One o'clock Peak". The Alta Pusteria ski resort is part of the Dolomiti Superski ski carousel with a total of 450 cable cars and 1,220 km of slopes.
Today the Opening of the Expo & Tech Area will take place at 19:00 p.m. The goal is to create an attractive and interesting expo for both, visitors and exhibitors.