Passo Menghen is one of the many classic bike routes you should ride if you are visiting Italy. Passo Menghen is located in the Lagorai Group of the Dolomite Mountain, in the Trento-Alto Adige region. The pass connects the valley of Valsugana with the Fiemme valley, and links the two towns of Castelnuovo and Molina. Sitting at 2047 meters (6,716 ft.) it is amongst the highest roads in Italy and the climb itself is rated in the top 20. (for Italy).
Passo Giau is located in the Veneto region of Italy and is one of the best bike rides in the Italian Dolomite's. The route is challenging so you need good legs or great gearing, with some sections reaching 15% it is considered one of 'THE' rides to do within cycling. The pass is included in the 2012 Giro d'Italia and a must do ride, plus the views at the top are not to be missed.