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  1. General Cycling Discussion
    Zwift, the global online training and racing platform for cyclists, has agreed to a partnership with RCS Sport, organizers of the Giro d'Italia, that will commence at the beginning of the 102nd edition of the race. On Saturday May 11, the partnership will see the 8.2km prologue course launched...
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    After a 26-year break, Castelli has returned to the Giro d'Italia, this year providing the four leaders jerseys for the 101st riding of the great Italian tour. https://vimeo.com/251507097 To coincide with the occasion, Castelli has released a limited collection that harkens back to a beloved...
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    The Wilier Cento10AIR that Filippo Pozzato will ride in the Giro d'Italia has been given the famed cromovelato ramato finish. Wilier Triestina, the 110-year-old Italian bicycle manufacturer, is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Giro d'Italia with a custom painted edition of their...
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    Astana's Vincenzo Nibali pulled off one of the greatest comebacks in grand tour racing history (click to enlarge). Photo by Ansa - Peri / DI Meo / Zennaro The 2016 Giro d'Italia is in the books and it was one for the ages, with Astana's Vincenzo Nibali pulling off one of the greatest comebacks...
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    On Sunday, Colombia's Nairo Quintana became the first South American to win the Giro d'Italia. The diminutive 24-year-old climber who weighs just 130 pounds rode triumphantly through Italy aboard a Canyon Ultimate CF SLX, the top end race bike from the German-based consumer-direct seller. When...
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    Think mobile warehouse, bike shop, kitchen, and Laundromat all rolled into one and you get an idea of what's inside the team truck of WorldTour squads such as RadioShack-Leopard-Trek. During the recently completed Giro d'Italia, this truck was driven from stage hotel to stage hotel during the...
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    What's for lunch at the Giro d'Italia? Well, if you're one of the riders out on the road, it's a hodgepodge of goodies that range from every Clif product known to man (Team Garmin-Sharp), to three different types of cake (Team Sky), to mini cans of Coke (almost every team). Check out this video...
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    </a> 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 from the Giro d'Italia contains all those answers and more. httpv://www.youtube.com/embed/E_gtWOgi5LU<a...
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    The BMC Racing Team will field a squad for the Giro della Toscana Sunday that is filled with riders headed for the Giro d'Italia, but who are focused on helping Mauro Santambrogio improve on his runner-up finish at this race last year. Motivated Team Santambrogio was narrowly beaten to the...
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    Milan, Italia - May 29, 2011- The Spaniard, Alberto Contador arrived to the finish line in third-place in the 26 km final stage of Giro d'Italia, securing his second Giro d'Italia title. He completed the race in a total of 84 hrs 5 min 10secs. He's part of the Saxo Bank Team that is sponsored...
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    (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...
  12. Pro Cycling - Tour de France
    (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...
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    (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...
  14. Pro Cycling - Tour de France
    (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...
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    (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)...
  16. Pro Cycling - Tour de France
    (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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    (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...
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    (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...
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