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Dhani Jones visits the Nardini Grapperia, which has sat at the Ponte Vecchio -- the Old Bridge -- since 1779, and learns about grappa, Italy's national spirit, from Antonio Nardini.
Ponte Vecchio, 2, 36061 Bassano del Grappa, (VI), Italy
Piazza Liberta and Piazza Garibaldi
Dhani heads to the town piazzas where people come to eat, shop and mingle on Thursdays and Saturdays.
36061 Bassano del Grappa (VI), Italy
Osteria Ca' Cornaro di Citton
Dhani visits his coach Cristiano, at his family's Osteria, where people come to hang out, eat food and drink wine in a 13th century year old building. While there, Dhani learns how to make pasta with Cristiano's mother.
Via Ca' Cornaro 13, 36060 Romano D'ezzelino (VI), Italy
Dhani meets with Battaglin owner Giovanni Battaglin, winner of the 1981 Giro d'Italia and Vuelta a España. Dhani is fitted for his very own world-class bicycle.
Viale Vicenza, 4, 36063 Marostica VI, Italy
Dhani bikes to the top of Marostica Castle and later enjoys an Italian meal served at Ristorante al Castello Superiore, owned by Gaetano Lunardon the former chef for the Italian Cycling national team.
Via Cansignorio della Scala, 4/A, 36063 Marostica (VI), Italy
Dhani gets outfitted with an Italia cycling jersey courtesy of former professional cyclist Marcel Tinazzi at his cycling clothing company MS Tina.
Via E. Minato 22, 31030, Vallà di Riese Pio X (TV), Italy
Dhani goes to the Velodrome to learn training techniques from his cycling coach Cristiano.
Via Piave 27, 36061, Bassano del Grappa (VI), Italy
This historic mountain overlooks Bassano del Grappa and serves as Dhani's main challenge -- competing in the Gran Fondo del Monte Grappa.
Quinto Vicentino VI, Italy
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