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Open your mind – Ride dirt!



It was a year ago last week that I returned home from a European spring racing campaign for a little American decompressing RnR before Tour of California and the second half of […]

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Just another day in the life



Italian living isn’t all about truffle infused risotto and cappuccinos. It’s not always rolling Tuscan hills taken straight from a postcard, adorable little Fiat Cinquecentos, and bottomless grappa. Everyone once in a […]

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A Lesson in Futility



An appropriate subtitle to the title above would read, “Running (Italian) Errands”. Allow me to preface this post by acutely pointing out that having now lived in Italy for more than a […]

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Wait… so what happened?!



That whole trip to the UK last weekend for a Red Bull sponsored, 170 meter in length, uphill bike race came and went like a blur. Before I knew it, I had […]

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Argentina: the saga continues



It was merely a matter of time before the ferocious Argentine temperatures got the better of my overall well-being and something had to be done. That is to say, despite being on […]

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SB’s version of the Geysers



A lesser man may have heeded these signs’ collective advice. However, mostly paying attention to the stenciled sign on the right, I looked down and noticed that I was not riding a […]

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The 365 Days of 2011



As a Socrates once said, a picture is worth a thousand words. By that logic, what follows here is quite the verbose essay because it would therefore be nearly a hundred thousand […]

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Tuscan Food and Drink



Who’s been to the grocery store lately and seen those distinctively orange looking tomatoes in the fruit section? Please allow me to offer some advice: it’s time to get out from under […]

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