Sunday, May 15th, 2016 it will be a time trial stage, the ninth stage of the Giro d’Italia race  2016, the Chianti Classico Stage. It will start from Radda in Chianti and will arrive in the beautiful square of Greve, between the provinces of Florence and Siena, also passing through Castellina in Chianti.  40,4 km / 25,25 Miles in the

No doubt the best period to plan a bike trip in Italy  and in Southern Europe  is spring and fall, from April till end of October. In the last 10 years global warming changed a lot our relationship with weather and forecast. Prediction is a gamble, a wager. Also we have new phenomena such as

Technological development has made enormous strides in the last years, until recently it was not possible to provide e-bikes in our bike tours in Tuscany and Umbria, now if we use the state-of-the art e-bikes is possible and we are working for this! We are not pushing for E-bike,  as we are mostly “purists” and our motto is: Bike

More and more travellers are finding great options to ease into bike adventure with bike tours that offer riding distances for every ability, easy-to-follow itineraries with detailed route notes and GPS device, and a variety of affordable rates to top luxury. If you are thinking to sign up for your first bike tour here are SOME TIPS

After so many years I  guided people in the beautiful countryside of Tuscany, I think to offer cyclocross bike tourson spectacular gravel easy roads. Cycling with cyclo-cross bikes IS AMAZING! Cycling inside vineyards and olive grooves on quiet unpaved roads, and stop in country house   and farms  where you can enjoy an authentic organic food and

Nice hotels we use in our bike tours & Cycling Vacations   Tuscany is simultaneously luxurious and colorfully rustic, resolutely provincial and firmly forward-thinking, you might be surprised. Tuscany’s 9,000 square miles of rolling hills and lush vineyards,pine tree-lined beaches and palazzo circled squares contain the best of what draws bikers adventure  here again and

An unexpected invitation to spend a week in Provence at Mont Ventoux ,staying at amazing villa near Vaison La Romaine, came to us. The most amazing villa in Provence: La verriere. We accepted immediately, of course.  My husband rider mate Marco (Cicloposse founder), a strong cyclist, started to talk about the absolute “must do climb”

Do you know that Sardinia, besides magnificent beaches and rugged landscape, is one of  Blue Zone? Fact: After years of extensive studies done by a group of scientists, they identified five habitats in the world, called Blue Zones, where the inhabitants demonstrate extraordinary longevity; Okinawa in Japan, Nicoya Peninsula in Costa Rica, Ikaria in Greece,

Today June 1st 2014:  20 years ago… june 1st 1994  we moved to Tuscany! When  and we said to friend and family we wanted start a bike tour business everyone told us we were crazy. Also local people thought we were insane. We start with 10 hybrid bikes Cinelli brand, Velociraptor and Stratocaster (those were

Italy is top in the list for beautiful and interesting destinations, rich with history and boasting a proud heritage dedicated to art, culture and romance, it’s easy to become swept up in the magical atmosphere of this incredible country. It also happens to be a haven for foodies, serving up delectable traditional Italian fare that

Here we are in Patagonia, after a long time I was able to visit this part of world always fascinating for me. Bariloche is nice place with so beautiful lakes around and if you like chocolate you enjoy better!