WTI Magazine #40    2014 July, 23Author : Simone Callisto Manca      Translation by:   There really are no more words to celebrate the strength of a school, the one of the Italian fencing, and in particular women's foil, that despite all does not stops its winning streak.    

A moment after Davide Formolo took his seat, he was back up again. We was distracted by what we saw from the 17th floor of New York hotel in the Meatpacking District.   "It's the Statue of Liberty," he said. Even though the 22-year-old rider from San Rocco di Marano di Valpolicella, Italy has been to New York before, as recently as this past...

There are, I believe, two types of recreational cyclist. First, there are the ones with whippet-like bodies clad in Lycra, who take on near-vertical mountain roads without breaking a sweat. And then there are cyclists like me, who pick their bike according to colour, and whether the basket has enough room for focaccia and fresh cherry tomatoes. &n...

Piu' di 500 amatori hanno animato la Gran Fondo New York Italia, manifestazione organizzata dall'Asd Largo Sole e facente parte del Trofeo Centro d'Italia Biemme, il più grande circuito interregionale dell'Italia centro-meridionale.   Il primo evento al mondo targato GFNY si e' svolto quindi nella nostra nazione, nella "patria del ciclismo",...

Ciao, Roswell! Roswell is preparing itself for one of the cycling world's largest events, the Giro d'Italia's Gran Fondo. Roswell will be the host city for the southeastern leg of the world tour in October.   The three-week long race takes place in Italy every year. In an effort to promote Italian culture and the feel of the event throughout...

By Nathan Cambridge   If you were out early Sunday morning and thought you noticed an unusual deluge of cyclists flooding the streets from Pasadena, moving east in packs, you were not wrong. It was the second coming of the Gran Fondo Giro d'Italia Pasadena edition."It was an epic ride today," rider Royce Hudson, who rode the maximum distance avai...

When: Wednesday, July 9th — 7:30 p.m.Where: Regent Theatre — 7 Medford Street, Arlington, MATickets: $8 advance, $10 day of event. Click here to purchase tickets. In 1998 Marco Pantani, the most flamboyant and popular cyclist of his era, won both the Tour de France and Giro d'Italia, a titanic feat of physical and mental endurance that no rider ha...

After an approximately four-year hiatus, Bianchi USA is once again offering mountain bikes here. The Italian company stopped offering mountain bikes in the U.S. in 2010 as it focused on its 'cross, road, track and city bike categories.   Bianchi has always offered mountain bikes in Italy and began selling them to retailers in Mexico aga...

Gino Bartali rarely spoke about this for all these years. During World War II, the champion cyclist — winner of the 1938 and 1948 Tour de France — helped rescue Jews in his native Italy by hiding forged documents and papers in the tubes and seat of his bike. Bartali died in 2000. Now, son Andrea Bartali is leading an effort to gain recogn...

Giro d'Italia officials have put together a balanced route for next year's race, which they hope will attract some of the best riders in the world. Organizers revealed the 21-stage route on Monday at a presentation at the Milan Expo in the presence of numerous cyclists, including reigning champion Alberto Contador, new world champion Peter Sagan an...