Giro d’Italia Reviews and News


Lunch at the Giro: What’s Inside the Feed Bags

Check out this insider video from the roads of the Giro d’Italia to find out what goes inside the musette bags passed out to riders as they pass through the feedzone.

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Video: What’s Inside (And On Top) Of A Team Car

How are bikes ordered on the roof? What does the team mechanic keep close at hand? What’s stored in trunk (which the Brits call the boot)? This video contains all those answers and more.

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Video: Bradley Wiggins New Pinarello Bolide TT Bike

With the Giro d’Italia’s critical 58.8km stage 8 time trial on tap for Saturday, here’s a tip-to-tail look at GC favorite Bradley Wiggins’ brand new Pinarello Bolide TT bike. It’s one stealth looking speed machine.

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Ryder Hesjedal’s Cervélo Rca (Frameset Price: $10,000)

Last May, Ryder Hesjedal became the first Canadian to win the Giro d’Italia, piloting his Cervélo R5CA to the top of the final podium. This year, the Garmin-Sharp rider is looking to repeat the feat aboard a new super light climbing machine.

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2011 Giro d’ Italia – Stage 12 Gallery

(AP) RAVENNA, Italy – Mark Cavendish won his second Giro d’Italia stage in three days on Thursday, while Alberto Contador retained the overall lead Cavendish won the 12th leg with another sprint victory. He rode the mostly flat 114-mile route from Castelfidardo to Ravenna in 4 hours, 17 minutes, 25 seconds. Italians Davide Appollonio and […]

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2011 Giro d’ Italia – Stage 11 Gallery

(AP) CASTELFIDARDO, Italy — Frenchman John Gadret used a late attack to win the 11th stage of the Giro d’Italia on Wednesday, while Alberto Contador retained the overall lead. Gadret attacked on the uphill finish with a few hundred meters to go and clocked 3 hours, 33 minutes, 11 seconds over the hilly 89-mile route […]

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2011 Giro d’ Italia – Stage 10 Gallery

(AP) TERAMO, Italy — Mark Cavendish of Britain responded to a bit of controversy by winning the 10th stage of the Giro d’Italia in a sprint finish Tuesday. Race favorite Alberto Contador wore the pink jersey for the first time in this year’s Giro and retained the overall lead. Cavendish was timed in 4 hours, […]

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2011 Giro d’ Italia – Stage 9 Gallery

(AP) ETNA, Italy — Giro d’Italia favorite Alberto Contador surged to his first stage win of this year’s race Sunday and took the leader’s pink jersey from Pieter Weening. The three-time Tour de France winner finished the 104.7-mile ninth stage from Messina in 4 hours, 54 minutes, 8 seconds, with Jose Rujano three seconds behind. […]

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2011 Giro d’ Italia – Stage 8 Gallery

(AP) Oscar Gatto had to fight off a late charge from race favorite Alberto Contador to win the eighth stage of the Giro d’Italia on Saturday. Gatto attacked on the final climb to the finish and only Contador broke from the pack to chase him. The pair finished the 217-kilometer (134.5-mile) stage that began in […]

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2011 Giro d’ Italia – Stage 7 Gallery

(AP) – Bart De Clercq hung on to win the seventh stage of the Giro d’Italia on Friday and Pieter Weening retained the overall lead. De Clercq immediately dedicated his victory to fellow Belgian Wouter Weylandt, who died in a crash Monday during the Giro’s third stage. “During the race I tried not to think […]

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Giro d’Italia – Vandewalle protagonist in the 6th stage

Quick-Step Cycling gave a great performance today in the 6th stage arriving in Fiuggi (Fr). Kristof Vandewalle took a starring role in a 200 km-long break in the company of other 4 riders. The strong Belgian rider was the last one to give up, attacking alone with about 9 km to go to the finishline. […]

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2011 Giro d’ Italia – Stage 6 Gallery

(AP) FIUGGI, Italy — Francisco Ventoso of Spain got the part of the race he’d been targeting when he edged Italian specialist Alessandro Petacchi in a sprint finish to win the sixth stage of the Giro d’Italia on Thursday. Ventoso led home a mass sprint to win the 216-kilometer (134-mile) stage from Orvieto to Fiuggi […]

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2011 Giro d’ Italia – Stage 5 Gallery

Pieter Weening raced solo from 10 kilometers out to win the fifth stage of the Giro d’Italia and take the pink jersey. The Rabobank rider finished the 191-kilometer (118-mile) stage from Piombino to Orvieto on Wednesday in 4 hours, 54 minutes, 49 seconds. He overtakes David Millar at the top of the overall classification after […]

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2011 Giro d’ Italia – Stage 4 Gallery

(Reuters) – The Leopard Trek team led the peloton across the finish line on a neutralized stage four of the Giro d’Italia Tuesday as the race paid homage to Belgian Wouter Weylandt, who died in a crash the previous day. Stage 4 – Neutralized General Classification After Stage 4 1 David Millar – Team Garmin-Cervelo […]

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2011 Giro d’ Italia – Stage 3 Gallery

(AP) RAPALLO, Italy – Spaniard Angel Vicioso (Androni) dominated a five-man escape group to win the third stage of the Giro d’Italia Monday, with Britain’s David Millar, of Garmin, taking the race leader’s pink jersey. Vicioso produced a winning burst in the final metres of the stage to beat Millar into second place minutes after […]

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2011 Giro d’ Italia – Stage 2 Gallery

(AP) Alessandro Petacchi won a mass sprint to take the second stage of the Giro d’Italia, with Mark Cavendish finishing second to take the overall lead by 12 seconds. Petacchi captured the Giro’s longest stage, completing the 151-mile ride from Alba to Parma, Italy, in 5 hours 45 minutes 40 seconds. Alberto Contador finished in […]

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2011 Giro d’ Italia – Stage 1 Gallery

(AP) TURIN, Italy — HTC-Highroad won the opening stage of the Giro d’Italia on Saturday, finishing 10 seconds ahead of Radioshack in the team time trial and putting Italian rider Marco Pinotti in the leader’s pink jersey. HTC finished the 11.9-mile ride from Venaria Reale to Turin in a time of 19 minutes, 59 seconds, […]

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New Time Trial Machine for Team Lampre ISD

Wilier Triestina TwinFoil Aero Bike to Debut at 94th Giro d’Italia Atlanta, GA – Wilier Triestina USA today announced the release of its new ProTour time trial bike, the TwinFoil, to be ridden by Team Lampre Isd at this year’s Giro d’Italia. The TwinFoil was created to overcome three fundamental challenges in aero bike design: […]

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Giro d’ Italia – Stage 21 Results – Basso Wins his Second Giro

Stage 21 Results 1 Gustav Erik Larsson Team Saxo Bank 0:20:19 2 Marco Pinotti Team HTC – Columbia 0:00:02 3 Alexandre Vinokourov Astana 0:00:17 4 Cadel Evans BMC Racing Team 0:00:22 5 Vincenzo Nibali Liquigas-Doimo 0:00:23 6 Ignatas Konovalovas Cervelo Test Team 7 Bradley Wiggins Sky Professional Cycling Team 0:00:29 8 Cameron Meyer Garmin – […]

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Giro d’ Italia – Stage 20 Results

Stage 20 Results 1 Johann Tschopp Bbox Bouygues Telecom – 5:26:47 2 Cadel Evans BMC Racing Team – 0:00:16 3 Ivan Basso Liquigas-Doimo – 0:00:25 4 Michele Scarponi Androni Giocattoli 5 David Arroyo Duran Caisse d’Epargne – 0:00:41 6 Vincenzo Nibali Liquigas-Doimo – 0:00:43 7 John Gadret AG2R La Mondiale – 0:00:48 8 Bauke Mollema […]

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Giro d’ Italia – Stage 19 Results

Stage 19 Results 1 Michele Scarponi Androni Giocattoli – 5:27:04 2 Ivan Basso Liquigas-Doimo 3 Vincenzo Nibali Liquigas-Doimo 4 Alexandre Vinokourov Astana – 0:03:05 5 John Gadret AG2R La Mondiale 6 Cadel Evans BMC Racing Team – 0:03:06 7 David Arroyo Duran Caisse d’Epargne 8 Carlos Sastre Candil Cervelo Test Team 9 Branislau Samoilau Quick […]

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Giro d’ Italia – Stage 18 Results

Stage 18 Results 1 Andre Greipel Team HTC – Columbia – 3:14:59 2 Julian Dean Garmin – Transitions 3 Tiziano dall’Antonia Liquigas-Doimo 4 Gregory Henderson Sky Professional Cycling Team 5 Danilo Hondo Lampre-Farnese Vini 6 Graeme Brown Rabobank 7 Lucas Sebastian Haedo Team Saxo Bank 8 Michiel Elijzen Omega Pharma-Lotto 9 Fabio Sabatini Liquigas-Doimo 10 […]

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Giro d’ Italia – Stage 17 Results -

Stage 17 Results 1 Damien Monier (Fra) Cofidis, le Credit en Ligne – 4:29:19 2 Danilo Hondo (Ger) Lampre-Farnese Vini – 0:00:36 3 Steven Kruijswijk (Ned) Rabobank – 0:00:39 4 Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Omega Pharma-Lotto – 0:01:05 5 Steven Cummings (GBr) Sky Professional Cycling Team – 0:01:18 6 Simone Stortoni (Ita) Colnago-CSF Inox – […]

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Giro d’ Italia – Stage 16 Results -

Stage 15 Results 1 Stefano Garzelli (Ita) Acqua & Sapone – 0:41:28 2 Cadel Evans (Aus) BMC Racing Team – 0:00:42 3 John Gadret (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale – 0:00:54 4 Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo – 0:01:01 5 Michele Scarponi (Ita) Androni Giocattoli – 0:01:07 6 Ivan Basso (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo – 0:01:10 7 Rigoberto Uran […]

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Giro d’ Italia – Stage 15 Results -

Stage 15 Results 1 Ivan Basso Liquigas-Doimo – 6:21:58 2 Cadel Evans BMC Racing Team – 0:01:19 3 Michele Scarponi Androni Giocattoli – 0:01:30 4 Damiano Cunego Lampre-Farnese Vini – 0:01:58 5 Alexandre Vinokourov Astana – 0:02:26 6 Carlos Sastre Candil Cervelo Test Team – 0:02:44 7 Vincenzo Nibali Liquigas-Doimo – 0:03:07 8 Marco Pinotti […]

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