Giro 2017 Stage 13: Gaviria goes great guns AGAIN!

It was an eventful day in the Giro100, even if the stage only caught fire at the end. Geraint Thomas says arrivederci to the Giro, stating: ‘It would be a case of trying to survive each day rather than racing‘. Bardiani sacks two riders, after the positive B samples confirmed the doping of Stefano Pirazzi and Nicola RuffoniFernando Gaviria completes a poker of aces and is the first Colombian to win four stages in his first Giro. Although Alfredo Binda‘s 1927 feat of 12 stage wins is unassailable, the young Colombian sprinter secures his own place in cycling history at the tender age of 22! No change in the overall standings – Tom Dumoulin is still in pink.  Continue reading