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UNESCO Dolomites and Motorcycles

The Problem of Too Many Motorcycles in the Dolomites (Note 12/19/11 : Thanks to so much great support, this post is getting a ton of traffic, BUT – having views means nothing if we are …

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Cycling and The Art of the Stop

Over the summer I was training with an American cyclist friend visiting the Dolomites. He’s ten years younger, still competitive and hungry for results. At the time I was moderately fit on the bike, so …

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Paved Magazine Dolomites Cycling

With this clip of recently published work comes an announcement for an exciting new high end road biking publication for America – Paved Magazine. From the publishers of Powder and Bike, and with acclaimed photo …

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Mountain Biking in the Dolomites Val Gardena

Dolomites Mountain Biking Italy’s Val Gardena, or Gröden in German, is one of Italy’s most famous ski destinations. But it is certainly not just for skiing, and it is only Italy by location – for …

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Maratona dles Dolomites Race Advice

In 2007 I did my first Maratona dles Dolomites. It was, without a doubt, one of the most rewarding days I have ever had in a competition. To stand on a Granfondo starting line with …

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2010 Giro d’Italia Plan de Corones Time Trial

As a professional photographer and athlete, the thing I love to see above all else is effort; 100%, focused, passionate, effort. So for Janine and I to shoot the 2010 Giro d’Italia’s absurdly steep Plan …

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Italian Dolomite Bike Hotels

Cyclists… Now admit it, you want to feel like a European based pro. You want to ride those perfect, twisting switchbacked climbs, descend amongst towering walls, and fly through villages on cobbled lanes. When your …

Professional Road Racing Training Tips

Training for a Granfondo? Perhaps the Maratona dles Dolomites Post courtesy of Bruce Hendler at AthletiCamps: High Quality Coaching and Performance Cycling Camps, based in Northern California. Bruce is an old cycling friend of mine …

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2009 L’Eroica Photos

Simply put, I love bikes. The culture of cycling is a large reason I have chosen to live in Italy, for the roots run deep and rich. This past weekend we headed south to Tuscany …

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Bench Season

As a cyclist, I have a fifth season; Bench Season. It is spread amongst the autumn and winter months and typically only falls on the warmer days, or, mood and time permitting – any day …

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Granfondos

Road Bike Racing: The Granfondos For the road bike racers in the audience… let’s face it, watching Euro racing on TV gets our heart rates up, makes us drool at the roads, the fans, the …

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Roadside Distractions

Roadside Trash; what it says about a culture, its people, and its habits. After 25 years of staring from my bike at roadside debris, litterings, and the impact of humanity, I feel I have greater …