Amstel Gold review: Gasparotto wins for Antoine

Enrico Gasparotto pointed to the skies in remembrance of his Wanty-Groupe Gobert teammate Antoine Demoitié as he crossed the finish line in an emotional end to this year’s Amstel Gold. The 34-year-old Italian outsprinted Tinkoff’s Michael Valgren after they broke away from the peloton on the final climb of the Cauberg. Sonny Colbrelli of Bardiani-CSF completed the podium.
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Friday Feature: Sheree’s Giro diary

Sheree brings us her written, photo and audio diary from her trip to the Giro this week.

I’ve been in north-east Italy to watch stages 10-12 of the Giro d’Italia, which are handily grouped in an area of outstanding beauty, significant historical interest, loads of vineyards and, most importantly, the Dolomites. We arrived on Sunday evening to discover we were sharing our hotel with the leggy hostesses from a number of the Giro’s sponsors – my husband’s eyes lit up! On Monday, I enjoyed the Giro’s first rest day by riding around the countryside but the only team I saw out in the warm sunshine was Cannondale, who made my day when they called out “Ciao Bella!” Italians are sooooo charming. Continue reading