When one hears of great cycling races, the first name that comes to mind is France's Tour de France, the legendary cycling race launched in 1903 that lasts 23 days and covers approximately 2,000 miles.   What may be a little-known fact to the general public is that the Tour de France is one-third of a trio of the world's most prestigious cyc...

By Gregor Brown   Thanks to its new Cannondale sponsorship deal, Slipstream Sports has more Italians in its ranks for 2015 than ever before. The season will be one of adjustment and discovery for both the American team and its new cyclists.   "It will be a completely new team, we are facing a complete reshuffling of the deck," Moreno...

by Tonya Strickland   The city of Paso Robles hosted the mayor of a small Italian city last weekend during the region's newest cycling event inspired by a ride first held in 1997 in Italy.   L'Eroica, which means "the heroic" in Italian, is a cycling ride featuring vintage bicycles that came to the United States for the first time thi...

Thousands of cyclists to compete on 100-and 50-mile race course options through NY and NJ; Cycling Champions Stephen Roche and Nelson Vails to take part in race and festivities; Fourth Annual NYC Bike Expo welcomes visitors May 16-17.   The New York Metropolitan region's premier cycling event, the fourth annual Campagnolo Gran Fondo New York...

  WTI Magazine #30    2014 May, 15Author : buonenotizie.it      Translation by:   Italy remains the largest producer of bicycles in Europe: in addition to being a "nation of saints, poets and explorers", Italy is increasingly becoming a "nation of cyclists". In 2013, in fact, the Italian production of two-wheelers has increased by 22% and export...

  WTI Magazine #50    2014 December, 26Author : Simone Calliosto Manca      Translation by:   2014 was a year full of sports: certainly not the absolute best of the last years for our country, but still with important and recognized successes. The characters on the cover are certainly these: Federica Pellegrini, Vincenzo Nibali, Marco Belinelli,...

by Ella Torres   The mecca for authentic Italian food in Boston lies in the North End, often called "Boston's Little Italy." Daniele Bocchieri, a sophomore at Northeastern University hailing from Milan, Italy, knows this to be true more than most.   "I was constantly looking for Italian food," Bocchieri said about his arrival in Bosto...

A new Colorado-based distributor is offering North American dealers an array of Italian brands, both well known and obscure in these parts.   Italian Bicycle Group N.A. is distributing brands including: Almarc Nuova, Artigiana Selle, Barco Cicli, Bistark, Cecchini Team (Chakra, Gold Race and Olympic Ring), Chiossi Cicli, Ciclitorino, Ciocc,...

Riding a completely pink bicycle and patting his teammates, home favorite Vincenzo Nibali clinched a second Giro d'Italia victory and a fourth Grand Tour title on Sunday but Giacomo Nizzolo's hopes of a first stage win were again dashed as he was disqualified. Nibali's chances of repeating his 2013 feat seemed impossible on Friday — as he started t...

Time has come registrations for Gran Fondo Giro d'Italia Miami-Coral Gables are now open! There is also a special dicscount for the fastest ones: register by June 5 with the MIAMI13 code and get $15 discount for any registration, but the $80 one.Registering before Wednesday, June 5 (23.59 EST) with the Top Registration (using the MIAMI13 code) you...