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Global News Blog Arrivederci auto! Italy's bike purchases outstrip car sales.

Despite living in the land of Fiat, Ferrari, and Lamborghini, Italians purchased more bikes than cars last year – the first time that's happened since World War II.

Alessandro Garofalo/Reuters

The chaos, congestion, and cobblestones can make cycling in Italy a nerve-shattering affair.

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