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Rest in Peace World Champion Harm Ottenbros

Rest in Peace, Dutchman Harm Ottenbros who died recently at 78 years-of-age. The man was best known for his world professional road race championship title in 1969; but sadly his win has been added to the list of ‘unworthy’ world champions along with the likes of Benoni Beheyt, Luc Leblanc and Laurent Brochard.

PEZ Picks 4 Great GIRO NEGRONI Bars

The best Italian negroni bars are often discovered by accident, or when you least expect it.  Early on in my career chasing the modern Giro d'Italia I began logging the best negronis, bars, and ristoranti as my travels took me to all corners of Italy.  Here are 5 of the best negroni bars, places to eat and stay at the Giro.

GIRO’22 Stage 1: Van der Poel In The Pink!

The first stage of the 2022 Giro d'Italia came down to a battle between Mathieu van der Poel, Biniam Girmay and Caleb Ewan. Ewan crashed and Van der Poel bettered Girmay in the last metres. Van der Poel now has a pink jersey to add to his yellow from last year's Tour de France.

EUROTRASH News Round Up Thursday!

May 5, 2022: Giro d'Italia time! We hear what Mathieu van der Poel hopes for in Italy. Race action form Dunkerque and Andalucia. Rider news: Chris Froome, Tom Pidcock, Thibaut Pinot and Juan Ayuso. Race news: Teams for the Giro and women's Sanremo in 2023. SD Worx extends contract and Wolfpack Ardennes video.