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The Giro D'Italia Pin Story

In a small fishing village attached to the lesser visited Italian Cilento Coast we took off to ride a stage of the 2013 Giro D'Italia. We had missed the Giro but trace evidence still lingered on the roads and in towns of the small villages the stage had sweep through. The spectators were gone.  The parade of team buses, cars, media and sponsors, gone.  Quiet freshly paved roads, abandoned barriers teetering into ditches and trampled grass where the fans had stood for hours waiting for riders to speed past were some of the evidence that lingered. Months of preparation and anticipation vanishing within a few breaths. We passed under banners and pennants strung across the streets.  Our wheels rolling over...

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Spring Classics

  Go to the Steephill website to view a great collection of races, photos and interviews. Milan – San Remo is up next. Don’t miss some of the best races happing right now.

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Escape

The snow will blow, pile up, narrow our bike lanes and harden our hearts. Not to be outdone, the wind will whip its way across the Great Lakes and bury itself in our bones. A chill will descend on Our Fair City. With this hellish breeze all aspirations of comfort die. As will our memories of patios, shorts, and good cheer. The days are short, bleak, relentlessly grey. And the slush..... oh the slush.

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