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Social Graces, Norms & How to Avoid Traffic Fines in Italy

Here’s how to add a touch of elegance and grace that’ll steal hearts and delight locals. If you’ll be driving in Italy, don’t overlook this!
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Why I Started Cycling

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 did. No matter how old we are or when we started, we're all on a quest for…
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Why Bike Riding in Tuscany Will Change You

Ever feel like you shouldn't sweat the small stuff, but sometimes you just can't help it? Here’s what Tuscany can do for you.
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10 Unique Restaurants in Lucca

Ride to eat or eat to ride? Either or, any Lucca based cyclist knows how to pin down the best restaurants in Lucca and here’s how you can too.
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Cycling in Lucca: 10 Must-See Climbs

Climbs in Lucca are like outfits: choose one based on your mood, your schedule, and the occasion. Here are ten (of many) to get your wheels turning.
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How to Be Your Own Cycling Coach

Here's a three-part semi-serious, mostly anecdotal guide on how to be your own cycling coach. Learn the three pillars of the HPP, or the High-Performance Program.

The Past and the Present

Stories from the road: training ride with former 2010 teammate, Gosia. She’s going for the pro Strade Bianche, and me the Gran Fondo.

Why Losing Doesn’t Always Suck

We say sport is all about winning, and it is, but it’s about a lot more, too. Here’s a perspective from former professional athlete.
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