As the 2022 Giro d'Italia heads into the decisive third week and the high mountains, Spencer Martin dissects 'what we know about the Giro d’Italia’s GC picture'. How have the GC riders lost and gained time in the Italian Grand Tour so far.Read More...
May 19, 2022: The Giro d'Italia, two stages, big win for Girmay and Prosecco, plus Giro boss wants to solve problem. Teams want Carapaz. Alpecin-Fenix becomes Alpecin-Deceuninck, Lefevere signs Merlier, no problems for Roglič, Cassani's team, DSM extends. Gilbert married, Grávalos' health and Deborah Shumway passes away.
Today's stage was always going to be a bunch sprint, but Dries De Bondt nearly upset with a late attack. He was caught with 1,2 kilometres to go and a chaotic sprint ensued. Alberto Dainese pushed his wheel over the line ahead of Fernando Gaviria, Simone Consonni and points leader Arnaud Démare. Juan Pedro López held the overall lead.
When it comes to breathing many of us think “Hey, if I'm not dead, I’m certainly doing it right!” Unfortunately this is not the case, and our poor breathing can keep us from unlocking our full potential and speed, as well as unnecessarily prolonging our recovery.
Gear Break: Ritchey 50th Anniversary, KOO Eyewear, Save on Wahoo ELEMNT RIVAL, Rouvy Giro, Roval Wheels & Selle Italia Model X Leaf
Ritchey Road Logic 50th Anniversary edition, KOO SUPERNOVA ENERGY capsule collection, Wahoo: Save €80 on ELEMNT RIVAL, Rouvy: Experience the Italian Grand Tour for free, Roval Rapide and Alpinist tubeless wheels and Selle Italia Model X Leaf sustainable saddle with new graphics inspired by nature.
Gear Break: Bern Helmets, Colnago TT1 Bike, Black Inc Wheels, CHAPTER2 Artist Edition, GCN Fan’s Guide & Santini Maillot Jaune
Bern Major: A commuter helmet that won’t jack up your style, Colnago presents TT1, its new time trial bike, Black Inc unveils its fastest ever disc wheel at the Giro d’Italia, CHAPTER2: TOA Caitlin Fielder artist edition - Only 50 units, GCN: New & exclusive book and Santini: The Tour de France launches new ‘Maillot Jaune’ brand.
This latest project bike is built around the Look 765 RS carbon frameset, with Corima 30.5 carbon allroad wheels, SRAM Force AXS electronic gruppo, ZIPP Service Course SL 70 XPLR handlebar and SLR carbon seatpost, Cadex saddle, Arundel Cages and saddle bag, and Lizard Skins bar tape. Click in to see the full review.
Wahoo Open the Road Ep. 1 - Foundations, Qhubeka announces 'Hand Up’ apparel collaboration with The Vandal, Wega coffee machines and Paolo Bettini: An Eroica partnership, Muc-Off: Pause. Stop. Rewind. Which UDOG is the best for you? Elite-level racewear as worn by EF Education-TIBCO-SVB and EF Education-Easypost now available.
Gear Break: La Passione Wind, Lezyne Torque, Detroit Sale, Fizik Decos Shoes, New Colnago C68 & Michael Blann Roubaix
Wind Collection by La Passione - Insulated thanks to the new active protection technology, Lezyne: Pocket Torque Drive, $50 savings – Detroit Bikes spring sale, fi'zi:k – Introducing the Decos, Colnago presents its new C68, an icon of perfection and Michael Blann – Postcards from a foreign field.
Gear Break: Primal Give Back, New Giant Shoe, MAAP for Spring, Classified/Powershift, DRIIVE Sports Glasses & Muc-Off Insurance
Primal gives back, Spring with MAAP, Giant new Surge Pro road shoe for superior efficiency and personalized fit, Classified introduces Powershift in North America, , DRIIVE sports glasses and Muc-Off partner with NextGen to launch bike insurance that never goes up in price.
Don't be misled by the title of this excellent book. “Pantana Was A God” is not a panegyric, a worshipful recounting of the life of the last pro cyclist to win the Giro d'Italia and the Tour de France in the same year. It is two books in one - a masterful look at when Pantani triumphed, and brief remembrances by those who knew him.
Thanks to “Maglia Rosa: Triumph and Tragedy at the Giro d’Italia” by British author/Italian resident Herbie Sykes we have not only an English-language history of the Giro d’Italia, which is in itself distressingly rare, but an extraordinarily entertaining book.
Rest in Peace, Dutchman Harm Ottenbros who died recently at 78 years-of-age. The man was best known for his world professional road race championship title in 1969; but sadly his win has been added to the list of ‘unworthy’ world champions along with the likes of Benoni Beheyt, Luc Leblanc and Laurent Brochard.
The Race Across America (RAAM) fascinates and repels at the same time. An epic event launched in 1982, the route currently runs from Oceanside, California to Annapolis, Maryland, a distance of roughly 4,800 kms (3,000 miles). The race is not divided into stages but rather it is up to individual racers or team members how far they will ride each day, checking in at 55 stations along the way. It puts extraordinary demands on participants, whether riders or support crew, and this is superbly…
Our world of cycling offers so much variety, from commuting, singletracking, bikepacking or, if you have an amazing sense of balance, you can impress by riding indoors in circles during the UCI Art Cycling Championships. There are all kinds of different cycling events to watch and, as a new documentary on GCN+ reveals, you can be a bicycle collector in a completely unique style.
Everyone's favourite dysfunctional team returns to you-are-there video as Season 2 of “The Least Expected Day,” a very intimate portrait of Movistar, the World Tour professional cycling team that just can't seem to get it together, streams worldwide on Netflix.
Ed Hood has been keeping his eye on the 'young guns' and Mason Hollyman has been showing well with the Israel Cycling Academy UCI Continental team and in his guest appearances with Israel – Premier Tech WorldTour team. Ed caught up with…
Today's stage was always going to be a bunch sprint, but Dries De Bondt nearly upset with a late attack. He was caught with 1,2 kilometres to go and a chaotic sprint ensued. Alberto Dainese pushed his wheel over the line ahead of Fernando Gaviria, Simone Consonni and points leader Arnaud Démare. Juan Pedro López held the overall lead.Read More...