Talking Tactics: Giro d’Italia – how the jerseys were won

The dust – or should that be snow? – has finally settled on this year’s Giro, so I’m devoting this week’s Talking Tactics to an examination of how each of the four major jerseys – overall, points, mountains and best young rider – were won. Continue reading

Giro review: The Giro in numbers

Key race facts

168 – Number of finishers, out of 207 starters.

84:53:28 – Total race time for overall winner Vincenzo Nibali.

Nibali spent a lot of time on the podium during this Giro (Image: Davide Calabresi)

Nibali spent a lot of time on the podium during this Giro (Image: Davide Calabresi)

5 – Nationalities represented in the top ten on GC (Italy four, Colombia and Poland two each, Australia and Spain one each). Continue reading