May 2010
     
 

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A Giro Trilogy

   

May Cover Story
Back to the Future
By Graham Jones

The Innovator of Legends: One of the great epic stories in Grand Tour history does not relate to a racing cyclist.

   

May Cover Story #2
French Connection: Giro 1960
By Graham Jones

The first Italian rider to win the Tour de France was in 1924. The first Frenchman to win the Giro d'Italia wasn't until 1960, but it wasn't easy. Read about the grand story here.

   

May Cover Story #3
It's an Italian Thing...
By Graham Jones

Unlike the Tour, the Giro d'Italia (and the Vuelta a Espana) has steadfastly retained a very national flavor. Statistics show that since 1903 the Tour has had 36 winners from the home country. By contrast the Giro has seen 64 Italian winners.

Giro d'Italia - Picture Recap 2012: Stages 1-21

Giro d'Italia - Picture Recap 2011: Stages 1-21

Giro d'Italia - Picture Recap 2010: Stages 1-21

Giro d'Italia - Picture Recap 2009: Stages 1-21

Giro: a CyclingRevealed Perspective 2008: Stages 1-21

Giro: a CyclingRevealed Perspective 2007: Stages 1-21

Giro: a CyclingRevealed Perspective 2006: Stages 1-21

Giro: a CyclingRevealed Perspective 2005: Prologue-Stage 20

 

 

 

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