The Moment The Race Was Won: The Giro

June 1, 2015

Was there a winning moment? Alberto Contador won the 2015 Giro d’Italia after beating his rivals day after day, both out on the roads and in their minds. There were moments where he could have lost the race but these were used to muddle his rivals. Take the climb of Monte Ologno where Contador attacked […]

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Giro Stage 21 Preview

May 31, 2015

The final stage of the Giro. This year’s edition has seen a daily battles and drama but this is surely a procession into Milan. Still there’s a sprint finish and the points jersey is up for grabs.

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Giro Stage 20 Preview

May 30, 2015

The penultimate stage of the Giro and they’ve saved the best roads for last. The Colle delle Finestre is a beautiful climb and the top half is unpaved making it even more spectacular.

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Giro Stage 19 Preview

May 29, 2015

The Queen stage of the Giro. 236km, three big climbs and almost 5,000m of vertical gain. It’s enough to turn many of the peloton into ardent anti-monarchists.

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Thanks to Prendas

May 28, 2015

All sponsors get a note of thanks and it’s time to show some gratitude to Prendas Ciclismo for their support over the last month and beyond. Their ad has been here during May and they’re the retailers of the INRNG jersey, caps, armwarmers… and more.

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Giro Stage 18 Preview

May 28, 2015

A mountain stage? This stage features a very tough late climb and puts a premium on descending skills.

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Giveaway Competition: Win a Wolf

May 27, 2015

“Lupo Wolfie” is the new Giro mascot for 2015. Many races have a podium plush and this one is all about supporting the wolves who roam Italy in association with the World Wildlife Fund. Now you can get your paws on one.

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Giro Stage 17 Preview

May 27, 2015

A speedy sprint stage to Switzerland. Normally this kind of stage sandwiched between the mountain stages would be reserved for the fast men but there are not many sure-fire sprinters left in the race and many riders will fancy their chances in a breakaway.

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Roads to Ride: Passo Mortirolo

May 26, 2015

Is it the name? Mortirolo sounds like morte, death in Italian, and certainly more appropriate than the foppish Passo della Foppa name that is also given to the pass. A relentless climb and one of the few ascents to become famous without being a “summit” finish. Here’s a closer look.

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Giro Stage 16 Preview

May 26, 2015

The racing resumes with a monster of a mountain stage with the fearsome Mortirolo climb the highlight of the day.

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