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Giro Stage 12 Preview

Not quite a mountain stage but the climb to Montoso is tough and hard enough to shape the stage before a lively finish in Pinerolo with a steep cobbled “wall” just before the finish.

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Roads to Ride: Montoso

The first big climb of the 2019 Giro d’Italia, the climb to Montoso features on Stage 12 from Cuneo to Pinerolo so here’s a closer look. It’s a brute and a lesson to study the route more closely, but also a road to nowhere, or perhaps to the past and Italy’s better days.

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Giro Stage 11 Preview

Another day, another sprint? Yes but this is the last chance for the sprinters for a week and several could be heading home – possibly with flights booked already – after today. Still it’s a featureless stage and in order to avoid the boredom we can riff on parmesan cheese and invisible cows before reverting to the sprint picks and today’s weather.

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Giro d’Italia Rest Day Review

Primož Roglič’s quest to be known as the Giro d’Italia winner rather than an ex-ski jumper is on the right course. With a week of racing he’s seen his rivals fall away, either literally in the case of Tom Dumoulin or just down the standings.

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Giro Stage 9 Preview

The big time trial stage, only now without the big time triallist Tom Dumoulin. It’s the chance for Primož Roglič to take the stage and put time into this rivals, and a chance for us to see how his form is holding up.

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Team Sky’s Finances


Team Sky’s accounts for the year ending 2018 have been published and if they’re Ineos today, the company behind it all remains the same so here’s a closer look at their most recent accounts and budget, another record year.

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