Climbs

The Grampians

Today La Velocita takes a looks at the Grampians National Park. Around 3 hours drive West of Melbourne the Grampians are an experience. Serenity. Peace. Climbing.

The Grampians

The Dirty Dozen - Warburton 2015

On Sunday 20 September riders headed to Warburton to take on the Climbing Cyclist’s latest incarnation of the ‘Dirty Dozen’.  La Velocita was on hand to witness the mayhem.

The Dirty Dozen - Warburton 2015

The back of Donna Buang

There are two roads that lead to the summit of Mount Donna Buang, and Brendan Edwards recently headed out to the Yarra Valley to climb the lesser known of the two roads through the stunning Don Valley.

The back of Donna Buang

Col de la Bonette

Today Mike Cotty brings you the Col de la Bonette. At just over 2,800m it's one of the true monsters of the French Alps. This climb is awe inspiring, beautiful and tough. This one is well worth a read.

Col de la Bonette

La Velocita Climbs - Glenmore Road

Today Brendan Edwards profiles Glenmore Road (Glenmore), which a 2.7km Category 3 climb.  Arguably one of the toughest climbs West of Melbourne. 

La Velocita Climbs - Glenmore Road

Ride from Poverty - Everesting the Kenyan Rift Valley

Matthew Wearne has launched 'Ride from Poverty' and is now tackling an Everest attempt in Kenya's Rift Valley to raise awareness for the work performed by The One Heart Foundation. 

We spoke to Matthew about his challenge.

Ride from Poverty - Everesting the Kenyan Rift Valley

VERTICAL K

At La Velocita we love to ride.  We have been approached by Rapid Ascent to participate in their new challenge race called the “Vertical K Mt Donna Buang” on November 29th and Brendan Edwards has previewed this amazing event.

VERTICAL K

The Col Collective - Col d’Aspin

This week we are featuring the Col d’Aspin. Not the hardest, highest or toughest… it’s the perfect place to start to find your mountain legs while experiencing fantastic views and ticking off an iconic name.

The Col Collective - Col d’Aspin