Guest Voice: Giro d’Italia presentation

Having watched Il Lombardia on Sunday, our friend Nathalie Novembrini headed to the Giro d’Italia presentation on Monday. Here are her thoughts on the occasion.

Just like every year, many rumours preceded Monday’s Giro presentation. Some of the host towns were already known but the only certainty was the 98th edition of Giro d’Italia would start in San Remo and finish in Milan. Maybe the RCS management did it on purpose, maybe it’s only a coincidence, but the start and finish remind me of an inverted Classicissima (Milan-San Remo).

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Our man in the peloton: Sebastien Chavanel’s Giro joy

The Giro d’Italia may be over but the warm pink – or in this case red – glow persists. Let’s look back on the Giro through the eyes of our man in the peloton: Nacer Bouhanni‘s poisson pilote Sebastien Chavanel. Most days he was fighting to beat the time cut but on a few magnificent days he helped Nacer gather stage wins and points in pursuit of the maglia rossa – FDJ’s #FightForRed.

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