Stefano PIrazzi gave Bardiani-CSF their third win at this year’s Giro d’Italia with an opportunistic attack as the final five members of the day’s 26-man break approached the 1km flag. But why was it obvious before the start that we would see a breakaway winner?
Category Archives: Talking tactics
Talking Tactics: A wheel-y tricky team time trial
The team time trial which opened this year’s Giro d’Italia may only have been 22km and 25 minutes long, but it packed in more drama and tactical intrigue than many 200km-plus stages. Let’s examine why a little rain makes such a big difference.
Talking Tactics: Why Tony Martin’s near miss was the best race of 2013
In our most recent podcast, Panache and I discussed our ten favourite races of 2013. We then asked you, our VeloVoices readers, to vote for your best race of the year. Well, the votes are in and the winner was … Tony Martin’s near stage-long solo escape on stage six of the Vuelta.