Giro d’Italia 2021 : Stage 6 – Mader wins from chaos; Valter takes pink

Stage 6 was another chaotic day in Giro d’Italia 2021, with the weather gods soaking chilling riders with pouring rain, sidewinds and a strong headwind on the final climb. The Beast known as Ganna™ then added insult to injury by punishing them kilometre after kilometre. Bahrain Victorious’ Gino Mader eluded the INEOS tractor beam all day and took a solo stage win that so drained him, he couldn’t even do a victory salute for fear he would fall off his bike. Behind him, GC riders had a battle on the final climb, with Egan Bernal (Ineos), Dan Martin (Israel Start-up Nation), Remco Evenepoel (Deceuninck QuickStep), and Giulio Ciccone (Trek-Segafredo) coming in together. But it was FDJ’s Attila Valter who wears the maglia rosa tomorrow.

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Giro d’Italia 2021: Stage 5 – Ewan takes chaotic stage; Landa crashes out

Caleb Ewan (Lotto-Soudal) launched from a LONG way back to grab victory on a messy Stage 5 of the 2021 Giro d’Italia. The Aussie pocket rocket zoomed past his rivals like a hot knife through butter, condemning Giacomo Nizzolo (Qhubeka Assos) to yet another second place with Cofidis’ Elia Viviani rounding out the podium. Alessandro De Marchi (Israel Start Up Nation) retains the pink jersey but a chaotic, crash-marred finale saw UAE-Emirates’ Joe Dombrowski lose over 8 minutes, Pavel Sivakov (INEOS-Grenadiers) trail in 13 minutes down and later withdraw, and Mikel Landa (Bahrain Victorious) unable to finish the stage at all.
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Giro d’Italia 2021: Stage 4 – Dombrowski wins stage, De Marchi takes pink, GC shakes all about

Stage 4 of the 2021 Giro d’Italia had it all. A popular stage winner in the form of UAE’s Joe Dombrowski, a new race leader with Israel Start-Up’s Alessandro De Marchi and the first hints about which of the GC favourites are contenders and who look like pretenders. And the best name in the peloton is now in the white jersey of the Best Young Rider: Attila Valter. How can you not love the Giro?
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