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Giro Rest Day Review

The Giro has a rest day in Salò, on the shores of Lake Garda, and a town arguably famous for its infamous moment, but that wasn’t the fault of the locals.

Who’ll have a spring in their step today? The area’s hoteliers will rejoice, room occupancy must be high given there have been so few abandons in this Giro. Less so the organisers RCS and TV rights holders given among the few who have left the race are many of the stars, from sprinters to overall contenders. So far the “fight for pink” hasn’t come alive, the race lead has only moved from Mathieu van der Poel to Juan-Pedro Lopez and now to Richard Caparaz. If it can change shoulders more often this week things will get fascinating.

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Giro d’Italia Stage 14 Preview

Another Saturday, another circuit race and today’s stage is a tough one with steep climbs and twisting descents. It’s not the hardest stage of the Giro but it could be the most difficult, one handling error or a mechanical can spell ruin for the GC contenders.

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On This Day In 1989

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A small anecdote from May 1989 that had some big consequences…

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