A Tribute to Vincenzo Torriani

Vincenzo Torriani (Novate Milanese, 17 September 1918 – Milano, 24 April 1996) was best known as one of the original “Giro Bosses” or organizers of the Giro d’Italia. He held the role for 46 years, from 1946 to 1992. This video clip is from the documentary named “The Greatest Show on Earth“. Soundtrack: “Di quella […]

Video: Monte Zoncolan from a fan’s point of view

Stage 20 of Giro d’Italia 2014 finished atop Monte Zoncolan. It is widely regarded as one of the most difficult climbs in Europe: the Zoncolan has been compared with Vuelta a España’s El Angliru, in the Spanish region of Asturias. The steepest, 23.6% pitch of the Angliru is very short however, being part of a […]

Eric Marcotte, the “full-time working guy” wins USA pro road championship

Eric Marcotte (SmartStop) won the USA Cycling Professional Championship men’s road race, just ahead of teammate Travis McCabe. The result is a surprise by itself, but what’s more interesting: 34-year-old Marcotte is a full-time worker, he works as a Chiropractic[1]. Is it possible to win a big event like that, while working on a full-time […]