The Giro d'Italia of 2019 was one of surprises - as much for fans as for first time winner Richard Carapaz. But once the Ecuadorian took the pink jersey, he and his Movistar team defended to the hilt. We follow his route to victory in this photo gallery.
Rider Interview: Joe Dombrowski has been a 'name' for the last 10 years, but an iliac artery problem delayed his tilt at the top. Since then the young man from Delaware, turned a corner in the Giro. Ed Hood caught up with him self-isolating in the US.
Rider Interview: We spoke to James Knox two years ago when he was a young neo-pro in his first month with the all powerful Quick-Step team. Since then James has flourished into a Grand Tour GC man with a near 'Top Ten' place in the 2019 Vuelta a España. We caught up at the Deceuninck - Quick-Step Spanish training camp.
Ed's End of Year Rant: 2019 was a good year for cycle sport and that man Ed Hood has been deep inside as much action as he could get. As we come to the start of 2020, Ed looks back at his memories of 2019 and sums up the season gone with his top picks of the fun.
Season Review: The 2019 road season is over and it was full of surprises from the 'new guard' of 'young guns' bring a breath of fresh air to the top events. Philippe Gilbert showed that it's not all over for the 'mature' riders, but there is a new broom in pro cycling. Ed Hood looks at the year's top events and the bright future of the sport we love.
June 20, 2019 - Catch up with the Tour de Suisse and Geraint Thomas crashing, plus Mont Ventoux Challenges - results and video. Portal; no Tour problem - Top Story. Valverde and AG2R ride Occitanie, Kittel with Jumbo, Dumoulin operation, Terpstra Tour, Cobo not Vuelta winner, no champs Bardet, US champs, Vuelta Utrecht, Valencia'20, Tour Wanty, La Cubilla and Giro numbers.
June 06, 2019 - Nibali and Quintana, both off to pastures new and it's not even official contract time-Top Story. Lots of racing: Gullegem Koerse, Rund um Köln, Boucles de l'Aulne, GP José Dubois and the Orlen Nations GP-Results and video. Other news: Dauphiné, Aru, OVO Energy Women's Tour, Lambrecht, Oomen, Van Moer, World Bike Day, inside Giro stage 21 and Tour in numbers.
Giro Final: The first Grand Tour of 2019 finished on Sunday in Verona with Ecuador's Richard Carapaz crowned as Giro d'Italia king. Ed has been glued to his oversized TV in his 'Man Cave' to give us his low-down on the final week and who was hot to trot and who lost the ball in the penalty box.
June 03, 2019 - The 2019 Giro d'Italia came to its climax on Sunday and Ecuador's Richard Carapaz made history for the South American country. EUROTRASH catches up with the last stages in Italy and Norway, plus the GP Plumelec. Trouble with fans-Top Story. Critérium du Dauphiné, Alaphilippe with Deceuninck, L'Étape du Tour and Giro last mountain day with Sunweb video.