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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 Red, White, and Blue Breakfast



Ask any American cyclist what they miss most about living in Europe and you’ll hear the echoing repitition. Nearly always jumping around the subject of food, without fail the list will include […]

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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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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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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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1 photo = 1,000 words, right? Ergo, this entry = 23,000 words



And on the 28th day of July of the 2011th year of our Lord, Ted King declared, “There shall be a blog entry.” And it was good. Ladies and gentlemen, allow myself […]

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Two Hundred On One Hundred, a photo essay



I think it’s time for a timely update. Went to the doctor two days ago down in Boston for a follow-up appointment. This came 5 weeks and 4 days after the initial […]

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