Giro d’Italia 2020 : Stage 3 – Caicedo conquers Etna, Almeida takes pink

Today’s 150km stage in the Giro d’Italia finishing atop Mount Etna was won by Jonathan Caicedo (EF Pro Cycling) who attacked from the remnants of the day’s break on the leg-sapping ascent up Linguaglossa to solo across the line. Giovanni Visconti (Vini Zabu-KTM) finished second on the stage, 21 seconds behind, followed by Lotto-Soudal’s Harm Vanhoucke a further nine seconds back. Joao Almeida (Deceuninck-QuickStep) is the new overall leader after a day that saw a massive shake-up in the general classification.

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VeloVoices Podcast 160: It’s another ducking podcast

We gather round the table and talk about SO MUCH RACING!

  • The World Championships
  • The Binck Bank Tour
  • Fleche-Wallonne
  • Liege-Bastogne-Liege
  • Oh … and the Giro

Under discussion: premature celebrations, windy time trials, Peter Sagan’s form, which team has the worst nicknames and is it ever acceptable to wear shoes without socks? And why did Luke say, ‘It’s not that I don’t like it, but every time I see it, I want to gag a little’?

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Reviews

Stage 1 of the Giro is here

Stage 2 of the Giro plus Liege-Bastogne-Liege is here