The last Grand Tour of the season is behind us and the excitement was high in Spain even if we all guessed who might win overall. Ed Hood has been keeping his trained eye on the proceedings of the final week. Ed's last rant from la Vuelta a España 2021.
Instead of being 'roadside' in 'La Belle France' Ed Hood has been 'TVside' in sunny Scotland. Just because he's not at the Tour doesn't detract from his insider view from years of Tour watching. Here is his first 'Rest Day Rant' covering the stages 1 to 9.
The 2021 Giro d'Italia lived up to all our hopes and even though the pink jersey was on the shoulders of Egan Bernal from stage 9 to the finish, the race lost no excitement. Ed Hood was glued to his TV set to give us his Giro final summing up.