The Giro d'Italia is more than just a race, it's a way of life, maybe for just one day, but it will be a day to remember. In 2016 the Giro came to Emilia, crossing the Apennines “Tosco-emiliani” one of the most deserted regions in Italy; full of forests and lonely mountains. PEZ-Man Alessandro was roadside for the sausages, panini, and borlengo...
June 02, 2016 - We are in the lull between the Giro d'Italia and the Tour de France, but not to worry there is still lots of cycling news. Top Story: Eddy Merckx in trouble. Race action from Luxembourg and Belgium with results and video, plus the Giro, Dauphiné, Suisse, Axeon Hagens Berman and medical news from David De La Cruz and Stig Broeckx and the final Giro podium.
Giro Best Moments: The first Grand Tour of 2016 is behind us and maybe the 99th Giro d'Italia lacked some excitement, but it certainly has thrown up many talking points. The guys in the virtual PEZ office always have different views, thank goodness, so who better to sum up the battle for Italian pink.
Roadside Giro 'Top Twelve': Ed Hood is back to the 'day job' but he still has the pink mist of the Giro d'Italia running through his head and has picked his 'Top Twelve' high points of the Italian Grand Tour from a roadside point of view. The Tour de France is for everyone, but the Giro is the Grand Tour for the cognoscente and Ed is a connoisseur of all things Giro.
This Giro will rightly be remembered for the impressive feat by the Shark Vincenzo Nibali, but Sidi Sport also left its mark on the 2016 edition of the Corsa Rosa. In fact, all the major mountain stages in the Giro d’Italia were won by champions from the Sidi family.
May 30, 2016 - Vincenzo Nibali has won his second Giro, but either in a very cleaver or stealthy manner. We have a catch-up of the final stages, plus results and video from the Belgium Tour. In other cycling news we have the US champs, Critérium du Dauphiné, Paris-Tours, Battaglin re-signs and vido of Nibali with the Chaves family. A full EuroTrash Monday.
Race Report: It was a damp start to the final stage of the 99th Giro but, despite several crashes, it was a red-hot sprint that saw the man already in Red finally get the win to go with the jersey - Nizzolo. And then, after the celebrations it was announced that he’d been disqualified!