From the Tower of Pisa to the medieval villages, visiting castles that fascinate for their history, architecture and strategic functions. And also mines, olive groves and lagoons. This is Tuscany, a region of a thousand villages. We offer you a list of 5 itineraries to visit in Tuscany simply by using a bicycle, enjoying the views and the beauty. T...

This year's 104th Giro d'Italia will run from Turin to Milan from May 8-30, organisers said Wednesday. The 21-stage round-Italy bike race, the second biggest in the world after the Tour de France, will this year have a record overall difference in height of 46,900 metres. There will be two time trials, six stages for sprinters, and seven high-mount...

The Lazio region has given the green light to a plan to build a 33-km cycle path around Lago di Bracciano, a lake located an hour north of Rome. The project, which will connect the three lakeside towns of Anguillara Sabazia, Trevignano Romano and Bracciano, will receive funding of €300,000 from the Lazio region. The president of the Parco di Bracci...

The Giro d'Italia, yet another victim to the coronavirus sweeping the globe, won't be held this year for the first time since 1946 when the Giro had finally resumed after five-year hiatus imposed by World War II. The 1946 Giro started on June 15 in Milan with a field of seventy-nine starters – all Italian, except for Joseph Magnani, an Illinois nat...

He really should be training for the Giro d'Italia instead of making deliveries during the coronavirus pandemic. But how else is a professional Italian cyclist supposed to stay fit? At least that is what Umberto Marengo was thinking when he decided to pull on his lycra and start hauling pasta and pizza across the suburbs of the northern Italian cit...

A large group of past stars of the Giro d'Italia assembled for a virtual ride of the last 37.4km of stage 9 of the planned route for the 2020 Giro d'Italia to Vieste on Sunday to help raise funds for the Italian Red Cross' COVID-19 response. The Red Cross is offering aid to first responders, screening for coronavirus, and logistical and psychologic...

An Italian man puffed his way up the narrow road — literally. His hands clutched his handlebars, leveraging them for power as he cycled uphill. That left only one place for his cigarette: between his lips. He smiled in greeting as we passed. Headed in the opposite direction, I had just crested the hill and my speed was picking up. On this sunny Sat...

Our 300-kilometre cycle adventure across the golden hills and green fields of Tuscany is more than just a bike trip. It’s also a test drive of my heart, which had a spot of bother last year. Nearly dying threw into jeopardy my plan to bunk off work as soon as possible in favour of goofing off in various interesting places around the world. Getting...

Felice Gimondi, three-time Giro d'Italia champion and winner of the 1965 Tour de France and 1968 Vuelta a España, died on Friday afternoon. The 76-year-old was swimming in the sea off the coast of Giardini Naxos in Sicily, southern Italy, when he suffered a heart attack. Gimondi took 14 stages across his five Grand Tour victories, and is one of onl...

The newest season of Netflix’s hit 80s science fiction-horror series Stranger Things dropped on Friday, July 4 in time for the Independence Day celebrations in America. The gang of once kids, now teenagers in Hawkins have to save the world once again in the Duffer brothers throwback that has become an instant cult classic. As usual, the third seaso...