Meet Lucca Cycling Club guide, Inez Visser and how following our intuition can be the best thing we’ll ever do.Read More
With places to be and people to see, that might mean plowing through the day like a bag of potato chips. But… you might consider adding a touch of elegance and grace that’ll steal hearts and delight locals. Here’s just a few things I’ve learned over the years.Read More
Sixteen is the ripe old age I started cycling which is twice the age most Italians start and (I'm guessing) less than half the age you started.
No matter how old we are or when we started we're all looking for the same things: to be accepted and to belong. And maybe a Strava QOM/KOM or two. 👸🏼/🤴🏻
Ever feel like you shouldn't sweat the small stuff, but sometimes you just can't help it?
Here’s how to measure your level of self-awareness pre & post cycling in Tuscany using the highly scientific "Italian Post Office Methodology.”
We tend to like talking about some things over and over again. In Italy, if it's not fashion or coffee, then it's food. My friends and I collected five of our favourite restaurants in Lucca just in case you’re wondering.Read More
Ever wish you could double up your recreation time? You know, accomplish other things while spending hours on end riding?
Charge your Garmin, capitano, because here's how to be a tourist without compromising your riding.Read More
Climbs in Italy are like outfits: choose one based on your mood, your schedule, and the occasion. Here are ten (of many) to get your wheels turning.Read More
Here's a three-part semi-serious, mostly anecdotal guide on how to be your own best teammate. After a decade and a half of fine-tuning athletic prowess (mine and others), introspection and a genuine curiosity for wellbeing, I've devised the HPP, or the High-Performance Program.Read More
Gosia's Italian is better than her English, and my Polish is non-existent, so we speak second-grade Italian and understand each other 95% of the time. We call her Gosia. She knows that pronouncing Małgorzata is a big ask for most people. Today she has 5 hours of hard training on deck. The Women's World Tour Strade Bianche is her first race this year, and I have the Grandfondo Strade Bianche.Read More
If you're able to access the internet you probably know about the Olympics; either watched them, participated in them or know someone who has. The objective is to win, but there's only ever one person that does and three that stand on the podium. So what about everybody else?Read More