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Ryan McGaughey/Daily Globe Armando Basile relaxes with his bicycle Tuesday afternoon outside of Worthington's Wal-Mart. Basile is in the midst of a cycling journey is taking him from New York to Alaska and back again.

Italian cyclist pedals across the country

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WORTHINGTON -- For Armando Basile, his bicycle is everything.

Basile, 63, is in the midst of a cross-continental trip that has already seen him cycle from New York to Alaska. He's now pedaling his way back east and has a Sept. 6 flight from New York to Germany he plans to catch.


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Ryan McGaughey
I first joined the Daily Globe in April 2001 as sports editor. I later became the news editor in November 2002, and the managing editor in August 2006. I'm originally from New York State, and am married with two children.
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