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Tag Archives: Italy

As you can guess, this has to do with stuff in Italy.

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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TUSB comes of age



Never content, Goldilocks was ultimately mauled by bears. While Voltaire could have taught Ms. ‘locks the same lesson with the sage line, Perfect is the enemy of good, no one seems to […]

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Riding in a Winter Wonderland



“Dude, you’re stealing my bandwidth!” This tech-savvy day in age, that’s the ambiguous and frequent expression when more than one person is on a wireless network. Turns out that 97.3% of cyclists […]

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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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Jaw Dropping Efficiency



Hark… Snow! I mentioned yesterday that it snowed here in Sardinia on our fourth to final training ride. I did not put enough emphasis into the fact that the snow was preceded […]

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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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Zoom zoom



I have the lingering feeling that I just stepped out of a teleportation shuttle. This fall has cruised by in rapid fashion with stops all throughout New England – some of which […]

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Ciao e benvenuti a Joao’s Fat Man Tours!



Joao is a friend and former teammate of mine on Bissell, then two years later alongside me at the Cervelo Test Team. I’ve been practicing my trans-Atlantic jet setting, so in the […]

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