In the past, people have gasped at the declaration: My favorite bike race is the Giro.
How often does the gaggle of race favorites close in on a rider in the final meters of a race to rob a lone attacker of honor, glory and victory? Too often. On Stage 7 of the Giro, just days after the Wouter Weylandts tragedy, cycling tried to recover by putting on one of the […]
Alberto Contador was racing with the threat of a ban from day one. Convinced that it might be the last Grand Tour he would ever ride, El Pistolero took the first real climbing stage up the slopes of Mt. Etna as a platform to prove his prowess to fans around the world.