By Gregor Brown   Italy celebrates the start of its grand tour Saturday along the Mediterranean coast in Liguria, but in three weeks, when the race finishes in Milan, the odds favor another foreign winner. Sicilian Vincenzo Nibali (Astana) last won the race for Italy in 2013. Instead of returning in 2014, he aimed for, and won, the Tour...

Join Gran Fondo Giro d'Italia this Saturday from 7-11pm for Italian Music, prizes & fun at Italian HIT Week with by the Rhythm Foundation in Hollywood ArtsPark at Young Circle.The Miami – Coral Gables Giro d'Italia team (including model Claudia Romani) will be on site for this great event celebrating contemporary Italian Music and Culture.Visit...

by Laura Dominici   Cycling vacations are increasingly popular in Europe, and Italy is getting up to speed. Bicycle touring generates €44 billion in Europe, if you add in all the related activities. In Italy it has a potential value of €3.2 billion, and is growing at a steady pace.   With 2,728,600 models produced in 2014, a growth of...

By Madeline Faber   The professional biking world is looking to put Memphis on the map. Victory Bicycle Studio has been tapped to serve as the first U.S. service center for 3T, a Milan, Italy-based manufacturer of high-end bike components. But the ride isn't stopping there as 3T is looking to position Memphis as its North American distr...

by Hugh Merwin   Manuel Mainardi, a co-founder of the production company Creative Chaos, has been serious about bikes for 15 years and racing them for five. After he was temporarily sidelined by a motorcycle accident a few years back, he began to draw out plans for a shop where "people could come in to sit down and play cards, or stand up at...

Due fratelli italiani, Angelo e Roberto Giambra, trasferiti da Torino negli Stati Uniti nel 1996, stanno facendo parlare di loro in questi giorni per una iniziativa molto particolare: stanno pedalando attraverso tutta la costa orientale con strumenti musicali a bordo, esibendosi in varie città e paesi.

City leaders will visit Italy later this month to see if a ski village there is a good fit for the Aspen Sister Cities program, and they also plan to visit multiple bike-racing towns to gather ideas for the USA Pro Challenge.   Aspen Mayor Steve Skadron will join three other city officials Sept. 28 to Oct. 4 on the trip to Abetone, an Italia...

While in Italy people are currently following il Giro d'Italia, Seattle Ciclisti, a group of passionate Italian and Italian-American cyclists recently formed, is looking for a sponsor that can finance the purchase of the team sportswear.   The company logo would appear on their jersey/shorts on the Seattle to Portland bike ride on July 11 an...

By Zjan Shirinian   Italy have won the first gold medal of the International Cycling Union Para-cycling Road World Championships, beating the hosts in the handcycling relay.   Vittorio Podesta, Luca Mazzone and Alex Zanardi powered to a time of 34 min 12.80sec on the 22.5-kilometre course at the BMW Performance Center in Greenville, S...

The record for the fastest circumnavigation of the world by a woman has been smashed by Italian Paola Gianotti who finished a 144-day, 29,430km trip yesterday.   "The best goal of my life!" the 32-year-old announced on her Facebook face after breaking Juliana Buhring's 2012 record of 152 days.   Read more   Source: http://...