A novel philologist who became an author and consultant for several publishing companies thirty years ago (and has never looked back). He writes about sport stories and places. His works include Milano nello sport (Hoepli 2014, with Sergio Giuntini), Alfabeto Fausto Coppi (Ediciclo 2019, with Giovanni Battistuzzi). For Touring Club Italiano he is the author, in addition to several Guide Verdi travel guides, of Ho fatto un Giro. Diario di una corsa fuori stagione (2021) and Il Giro dei Giri. Ieri e oggi sulle strade del Giro d’Italia (2020, with Albano Marcarini). He writes for Il Foglio, Alvento and Doppiozero.it.