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Roadside From The Cima Coppi

Giro'16 ROADSIDE: We'd gambled on a big attack by Chaves at high altitude, today. It didn't come and yet again, Kruijswijk looked strong as a beast within 1500 metres of the Giro's highest point - the 2744 metre Colle Dell'Agnello. Little did we know that minutes after the maglia rosa passed us he'd crash on the descent and the race would be turned on its head.

Results & Comments: Stage 19 Giro’16

The Italian rider Vincenzo Nibali (Astana Pro Team) has won Stage 19 of the 99th Giro d'Italia, 162km from Pinerolo to Risoul. Mikel Nieve (Team Sky) finished second, with Esteban Chaves (Orica Greenedge) third.

GIRO’16 St.19: Shark Attack As Kruijswijk Crashes!

Race Report: Stage 19 was a day of high mountains and high drama as the race passed over the Cima Coppi. Unable to lose Kruijswijk on the climb, it was an unfortunate crash on the descent that saw the Dutchman chasing and losing time all the way into France. Nibali could smell victory for both the stage and the overall and set about re-establishing his enviable reputation as a Grand Tour winner!

GIRO’16: Good Morning Pinerolo!

Good morning from Stage 19 of the Giro d'Italia, Pinerolo to Risoul (162km), featuring the long-awaited Colle dell'Agnello, this year's highest pass at 2744m, and the uphill finish at Risoul in France.

Master of Taste: The Magic of Torino

The 2016 Giro d'Italia comes to its grand finalé in the northern City of Turin on Sunday, but there is much more to the Piedmont region than big mountain climbs. Peter Easton of VeloClassic Tours takes us on a culinary and cultural journey through Torino as the peloton readies its self for the last battles.

GIRO’16 Roadside: The Crazy Cobbles Of Pinerolo!

PEZ Roadside: After pizza, grappa and good night sleep, Ed Hood has moved a stage closer to the final of the Giro d'Italia in Turin. Today he takes in the sights at the start and on the those crazy cobbles of Pinerolo all surrounded by those 'Tifosi'.

Results & Comments: Stage 18 Giro’16

The Italian rider Matteo Trentin (Etixx – Quick-Step) has won Stage 18 of the 99th Giro d'Italia, 240km from Muggiò to Pinerolo. Moreno Moser (Cannondale Pro Cycling Team) finished second, with Gianluca Brambilla (Etixx - Quick-Step) third.

GIRO’16 St.18: Trentin Torpedos Break In Pinerolo!

Race Report: Stage 18 of the Giro d'Italia was a day for the breakaway and it looked like a two-way battle for the win as they came to the line. One rider had read a different script though and Matteo Trentin ambushed the lead pair just before the line to take a beautiful win ahead of two days in the Alps. Gianluca Brambilla had seen him coming and was just as happy to see his teammate take the win!