Travel Stories

Bicycle Museum

Luciano Berruti is an institution. The testimonial living of Eroica race, a person that can climb up Izoard pass with a fixed gear bike dated 1909 with a ratio of 44-23 and with only a brake pad on the front tire. Steel legs for the climb and nerves for the descent. He turned his experiences […]

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THE FIRST RIDE

Tomorrow July 12th we’re off to the world! We did not even have the time to realise what this means to us. It’s night and we’re still preparing everything. At two am Daniele is cycling around is neighborhood to test the bike and to check how it’s to carry 40 kg. Since we decided to […]

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IT.A.CA’ Festival of Responsible Tourism

Because the responsible travel starts from home and returns home (it a cà = are you home? in Bolognese dialect), any place you call home, any to-be-reached Itaca, where the route and the way we set off count more then the destination.

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Three years in one month

In 2011 bicycle turned to be my only mean of transportation, to move into the city and to travel. Back then it came up slowly to my mind the idea of a world cycling tour, reinforced by the kilometers rode to turn this crazy idea into realizing a dream.

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Itineraries

Sicily Itinerary

8 cyclcing days in Sicily. The whole itinerary of the route from Palermo to Syracuse, towards the south coast of the island.

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Sicily by bicycle – Beyond the hills, the sea.

Waking up alive at the graveyard is always a good sign uckily the walls of the cemetery have protected us from the violent wind and the rain. The morning begins with a leaden sky, ready to rain on us and dark low clouds that run fast, driven by strong southwest wind blowing incessantly. Cycling will […]

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Sicily by bicycle – The hinterland

“Her gaze dims as her nostalgia for Palermo overcomes her. Those smells of seaweed dried by the sun, of capers, of ripe figs, she will never find them anywhere else; those burnt and scented shores, those waves slowly breaking, jasmine petals flaking in the sun.” – Dacia Maraini, The Silent Duchess been dreaming about the […]

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Happy cycling (and not) mother’s day.

Even Google wanted to celebrate the date with one of its well-known doodle, it represents a superhero mother that rides together with her young cyclists. Today it is also the National Bicycle Day that our country celebrates with different events in the major cities, mainly dedicated to young cicyclts. These events are promoted by the […]