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Casey’s PGA Prep Starts With 362-Mile Bike Trip in Italian Alps - Bloomberg

Paul Casey’s preparation for this week’s PGA Championship was far from ordinary.<p>Instead of pounding golf balls on the practice range or working out …

A scuola di curve (in bicicletta)

La prima volta. Di un bacio, di un amore, di un’emozione che non si conosce. Una curva presa in velocità senza avere (troppa) paura. Una discesa nel …

The Top 5 Foodie Adventures of 2015

The French have a term—<i>terroir</i>—for that sense of place that makes food or wine particularly special, and it deepens when you've actually experienced that place. For example, a Sauvignon blanc will always taste better after kayaking down the Loire River, just as the Loire is best viewed through that …

Travel

The Best Ride on Earth: Touring Chianti in High Style

If you think that a week of riding in Italy with an ex-pro racer would whip you into tip-top shape, then you don't know Joao Correia very well.

Cycling

InGamba Tours and Hotel La Perla Offer an Italian Cycling Adventure

The guided rides will take guests through some of the Dolomites’ most challenging and scenic mountain passes…<p>The rocky cliffs of northern Italy’s …

Cycling

Chianti

From Inside Peloton: The Joy QOM

I am tired of all the colored jerseys. I am tired, especially, of the polka-dot one. All this obsessing with going uphill: woman against the grade. …

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Lust List: Apple wrappers and other showstoppers

Aecraft Flow Natural Leather MacBook Pro Sleeve (above)<p>Pinarello Dogma 65.1 Think 2<p>Acre Hauser Trail Pack<p>Microplane Classic Zester Grater<p>iPhone 6 Plus Leather Case<p>Jawbone UP24<p>iPhone 6 Plus<p>Sodastream Source

Gift Guide: Gear to Splurge On

Cycling

Portugal Randonnée

Cycle Portugal's Wine Country

For a certain sort of daydreaming, desk-bound cyclist, João Correia is the ultimate hero. A competitive rider as a young man, he'd given up the sport …

Portuguese Pacelines, Succulent Seafood and After Dinner Port

My memories of Portugal are fading from me. I’m trying to wrap my arms around them. To pull them close. To conjure the most minute details from the …

Random Realizations While Pedaling Across Portugal

Here are a few lessons I learned while riding my bicycle across Portugal with inGamba earlier this month:<p>Cod is not universally loved by the …

A week of riding around Portugal

I was afraid, anxious and nervous. How was my body going to feel riding 60-100 miles (100-160km) every day? Were the other riders going to ride …

“The best ride on earth”[Bicycling Magazine] We produce cycling trips that inspire us. Great food, drink, riding & bringing together like minded …

L'Eroica | A Special Day Where Old Is New

L’Eroica – A Special Day Where Old Is New<p>I feel like a Philistine writing this right now. I’m the worst person in the world to write about L’Eroica. …

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InGamba Memories: Part One

Early this spring I spent several weeks with InGamba Tours in the Chianti region of Tuscany and their hospitality and support was a key factor in my …

Swift: InGamba Part Two

Part Two of remembered tales from Lecchi.<p>Click here To read Part One<p>Click here for a look at InGamba Tours in Images<p>When the Irishman holds the door …

Chasing Roubaix: One Last Day On The Cobbles

<b>Roadside:</b> We've been chasing the cobbled classics since the Omloop in February. With Sunday's Paris-Roubaix the cobbled classic season culminated in …

Swift: Honesty

I hit a moment last week when I panicked. I fired off emails and asked a hundred questions. I re-analyzed my Training Peaks account. Later that day …