Riding in Riccione and the unsurpassable beauty of Tuscany

The beauty and hospitality of Italy soon becomes apparent whether astride a bicycle or driving down its twisting, narrow country roads

Riding in Riccione and the unsurpassable beauty of Tuscany[smartslider3 slider=85] The Most Serene Republic of San Marino is located in the middle of Italy. At 62 square km, it's one of the smallest nations in the world. Although only a few dozen kilometres from Italy’s Adriatic Coast, San Marino’s summit is almost 800 metres above sea level. And crowning this mountainous micro-state is…

The mountain biking masses have Utah on their radar

Trails for all tastes and skill levels in this gorgeous mecca of the sport

The mountain biking masses have Utah on their radar[smartslider3 slider=32] Like most mountain-biking mishaps, it wasn't an epic, high-speed, cartwheeling crash for the ages. It seemed to happen in slow-motion, actually. The gritty grains of hot desert sand entering my mouth like succulent steak, carefully chewed, as opposed to a fast-food burger, wolfed down with reckless abandon. Either way, it was humbling. And…

Kate Harris’ Lands of Lost Borders a masterpiece

In Lands of Lost Borders, Kate Harris ruminates on 10 months aboard a bicycle along the Silk Road once conquered by Marco Polo

Kate Harris’ Lands of Lost Borders a masterpieceLands of Lost Borders: Out of Bounds on the Silk Road By Kate Harris Knopf Canada, 2018 Kate Harris is a Canadian Rhodes Scholar who studied the history of science at Oxford, dropped out of her microbiology PhD at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and instead has found her métier as a modern-day explorer. Channeling…