New Supporter Caps

May 13, 2016

A fresh batch of supporter caps has arrived… with a new design that matches the jersey. Buy one and you get cotton cap… and the content on this website too.

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Giro Stage 7 Preview

May 13, 2016

A day for the sprinters with a familiar finish in Foligno, last used in 2014 when Nacer Bouhanni won the stage, profiting from the absence of other big name sprinters to collect several stages and a giant contract at Cofidis soon after. Today’s sprinters will settle for merely the stage win.

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Giro Stage 6 Preview

May 12, 2016

The first summit finish of the race. This is promising yet the point of the stage is to see the contenders clash without picking a winner.

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Reading La Gazzetta Dello Sport

May 11, 2016

Do you have a morning routine? With the Giro d’Italia on there’s nothing better than starting the day with some Italian coffee and La Gazzzetta Dello Sport, the official newspaper of the Giro. Here’s a look at the newspaper, it’s history and what it’s like to read.

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Giro Stage 5 Preview

May 11, 2016

Today’s finish has cobbles, flagstones and an uphill finish. A touch of spice but probably a day for the sprinters before tomorrow and the first summit finish of the race.

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Giro Stage 4 Preview

May 10, 2016

So far, so predictable. Now the Giro returns to Italy and today’s stage offers a difficult finish that’s going to thwart many of the sprinters. Can Marcel Kittel keep his hold on the pink jersey?

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Starting From Afar

May 8, 2016

There’s something wrong with a foreign start of a grand tour. The Giro starting in the Netherlands is the equivalent of ordering a pizza with toppings of herring and gouda. Yet each time these foreign starts happen they’re a success enjoyed by thousands.

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Giro Stage 3 Preview

May 8, 2016

Fast and flat and potentially a repeat of yesterday’s stage, only if Marcel Kittel can win again he’ll take the overall lead in the race.

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Giro Stage 2 Preview

May 7, 2016

A dream start for Tom Dumoulin who gets the big win the home crowd wanted. Now the race heads for the packed roads of the Netherlands and a probable sprint finish.

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Giro Stage 1 Preview

May 6, 2016

With Fabian Cancellara suffering from stomach problems the way is open for local hero Tom Dumoulin to do the dubbelslag, the “double strike” of the stage win and the pink jersey. There are three races within today’s Giro opener: the time trial specialists who want the stage win, the overall contenders who want to take […]

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