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A Two’fer!



Ask anyone who knows me well and they’ll tell you that I’m very keen on efficiency. My life’s to-do list is lengthy which leaves little time for dillydallying. As professional cyclists we’re […]

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I Would Expect Nothing Less



Welcome back, me! Specifically, I’ve just returned from a quasi-cycling vacation to the northern reaches of the Italian Dolomites and then to the postcard perfect center of the country in Chianti. I’d […]

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Photojournalism in Chianti



The Dolomites are sweet. So is Chianti. After last week’s brief four day venture to the northern reaches of Italy, I swung through home in Lucca, enjoyed Taco-Tuesday(-on-Friday) with some friends, thereby […]

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Squeezing Lemonade at 2,100 Meters



From where I type this, I’m surrounded by craggy, knife-edged cliffs and simply gigantic grassy hills some 2,100 meters above sea level. I can’t help but think that this does not look […]

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Hyperlinks gone wild



My European, early spring campaign finished up with Roubaix around Easter time at which point I played host to my brother for a handful of days before jetting back to America for […]

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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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