Two years ago today, Chris Froome came alive on the iconic climb of Monte Zoncolan and threw down the gauntlet to the other GC hopefuls. Simon Yates held the Kenyan born rider at 6 seconds and overall second placed Tom Dumoulin crossed the line at 37 second. We look back with this Giro photo and video gallery.
PeloPics: The 2020 Giro d'Italia should have been starting its second week today after three hard days in Sicilia. Mount Etna would have been the jewel in the crown of the visit to Sicilia on Stage 6, we look back at stage 4 of the 2018 Giro d'Italia from Catania to Caltagirone taking the volcanic climb.
The 2020 Giro d'Italia should have started last Saturday, the 9th of May in Budapest with an 8.6km individual time trial, so to keep our spirits up we look back at the 2018 Giro d'Italia. At PEZ we like see behind the scenes, here is the 'Ultimate Giro'18 Photo Gallery' stage-by-stage collection.
June 25, 2018 - Elia Viviani has been on a win-fest in the Adriatica Ionica Race - Results and video. Salbutamol test on dogs, Froome Dog defense - Top Story. The first National championship results are in. Other cycling news: Albert Bourlon, Lotto Soudal Tour team, Hamilton to stay Sunweb, Nsek to Aevolo, Kolar retires, Giro green and La Vuelta song of 2018.
Ed's Opinion: The recently concluded Giro d'Italia has brought back some less than pleasant memories from Grand Tours past for Ed Hood, and with all the goings on in Italy an Ed rant was not far away. Suspicions, cynicism, doubt, mistrust and downright disgust have all crept into our Ed's cycling psyche. Rant Time!
Since the Italian Grand Tour ended last Sunday there has been a heated discussion (argument) amongst the guys in the virtual PEZ Towers on whether it was a good or a bad Giro d'Italia? This year's race was many faceted and very controversial, but there was never a dull moment. OK, take it away gang!
Giro'18 Race Review: Chris Froome swept to the final victory of the 2018 Giro d'Italia with a formidable ride in the Alpine climbs of stage 19. From a bad start the team Sky multi Grand Tour winner played a waiting game before throwing down the gauntlet for the win. Sam Larner looks back over the three weeks of ever changing race action.
May 28, 2018 - Chris Froome has won the 2018 Giro d'Italia - What now? All the news from the Italian Grand Tour, plus the Tour des Fjords, Baloise Belgium Tour and Plumelec-Morbihan with quotes and video. Other cycling news: OVO Energy Tour Series, Critérium du Dauphiné, 'High-Altitude Finale' of La Vuelta 18, Pieter Vanspeybrouck injury and video from Sunweb. Ciao Italia!
Race Report: Chris Froome (Sky) won the 101st Giro d'Italia, wearing the last Maglia Rosa of race General Classification leader and raising the Trofeo Senza Fine. Tom Dumoulin (Sunweb) and Miguel Angel Lopez (Astana) finished second and third. Bora-Hansgrohe's Sam Bennett won the final stage in Rome.