Monte Bondone

Monte Bondone by Albano Marcarini Gee! Monte Bondone, how big it was in the history of the Giro. Who doesn’t remember that stage? To review the highlights, one needs to rummage in YouTube. The sound commentary of the Settimana Incom was “One night on the Bald Mount” just to keep a low profile. In a flickering black and white, under the rain and snow, one can see Fantini, Magni, Fornara and the “giant” Gaul, who crosses the finish line in a state of “trance”. This time the Bondone is climbed from the back side, like in a betrayal, as a late revenge of that distant day of 1956. One goes up from Aldeno, in the Adige Valley. However, the main...
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