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On this board we like to know the origin of off-beat nicknames

Hi Hewitt,

You are the only one who's ever asked... thanks!

My passion is cycling, and cycling in Italy is as close to heaven as you can get on earth. The user name I wanted to reflect that was taken so I settled for an Italo-Anglo substitute. I was in a hurry and couldn't think of anything more creative. :)

Ciao,

CM
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