Giro d’Italia review: Round-table (part 2)

In part one of our post-Giro round-table, we looked back on out favourite riders and stages, and broadly agreed that it had been a great race contested in fine sporting spirit, with a worthy new champion. In the second instalment of our round-table, with the chablis by now flowing freely – although, given that this was the Giro, it should really have been a chianti or a barolo, now I think about it – we turned our attention to some of the more contentious issues of the race. Continue reading

Giro d’Italia review: Round-table (part 1)

An eventful, exciting and exhilirating Giro d’Italia left us with many talking points to chew over and discuss at VeloVoices Towers. Over a rather excellent bottle of chablis this evening, we’ve been taking a misty-eyed look back over the last three weeks of one of the most exciting races any of us can remember. Continue reading

Giro d’Italia review: The Giro in numbers

Key race facts

91:39:02 – Total race time for overall winner Ryder Hesjedal (Garmin-Barracuda), an average speed of 38.21kph.

157 – Number of finishers, out of 198 starters. Continue reading