The flat stage 13 to Monselice had a sting in the tail, actually a double sting. In the end it was the GC men who fought out the sprint aster a strong ride from the Deceuninck - Quick-Step team to split the race. At the line it was Diego Ulissi who won from the pink jersey, Joāo Almeida, and Patrick Konrad in third.
Nine stages down and twelve more to come and another rest day, but the first week has fed our Covid-19 need for bike racing. Ed Hood has been tied to the TV in 'Sunny Scotland' watching the 2020 Italian Grand Tour unfold. Here are his thoughts as the peloton enjoys the first rest day.
Diego Ulissi won the second stage of the Giro d'Italia. After 149 kilometres he was the best on the hilly finish in Agrigento. Ulissi beat Peter Sagan and Mikkel Honoré in a sprint just ahead of the peloton as the three had escaped in the last hard meters. Filippo Ganna held the overall lead.
May 14, 2020: Will there be fans watching De Ronde? - Top Story. Bettini critical of the calendar, Bouhanni dreams of Sanremo, Brabantse Pijl, no Belgian champs, Italian calendar, Van der Poel Grand Tour, Bernal Tour, Colbrelli Giro or Classics, Kristoff, Thomas, Ulissi, De Gendt Tour, Benoot Tour and Classics and Pozzovivo and Küng surgery.
Mar 19, 2020 - No racing, but the wheels on the cycling world are still turning. Van Aert and the UCI-Top Story. Giro? Evenepoel, Van der Poel, Van Avermaet and Ulissi talk. Canceled races, quarantine, AG2R, Van Lerberghe, Sanremo virtual and Wolfpack video.
PeloPics: UAE Team Emirates' Diego Ulissi out-sprinted a reduced group at the finish of stage 5 getting the better of Enric Mas (Quick-Step Floors) and Tom-Jelte Slagter (Dimension Data) in second and third place. Richie Porte (BMC) now leads overall with 20 seconds over the Sunweb pair of Wilco Kelderman and Sam Oomen - Results, Photos and video.
Rider Interview: UAE Team Emirates' Diego Ulissi has a long and glorious career and is still only 28 years old, but then he was World junior champion - twice. On Sunday Diego won the second Canadian WorldTour race in Montréal and so Ed Hood caught up with him to hear all about it and much more.
Out of all the top riders announced to be lining up for the start for 73rd Tour de Pologne, Diego Ulissi (Lampre-Merida) definitely deserves a significant place. Born in 1989, in Cecina, Tuscany, in 2015 Diego Ulissi will participate in the Polish stage race for the 6th time in his career.