In the first part of our post-Giro round-table we focussed on the race and the riders. In this second part we touch on a few of the key talking points which have had us debating over the past three weeks.
The VeloVoices have been enjoying a long weekend on both sides of the Atlantic, with Panache sunning it up on the beach for Memorial Day while in the UK we’ve been wondering what that strange yellow disc in the sky is during the spring bank holiday weekend. But it was straight back to business this morning (with the exception of Jack, who’s on study leave) as we set to work dissecting the last three weeks at the Giro. Continue reading
Three weeks after the riders took the start in sunny Naples, the Giro d’Italia has finally completed its journey across the length and breath of Italy’s ‘boot’ from top to toe. The race has taken in the plains and the mountains, sunshine, rain and snow (a little too much of the latter two, sadly) and provided us with an ever-shifting tableau containing more drama, twists and turns and intriguing subplots than a Verdi opera.
We miss it already. To kick off our series of Giro reviews this week, here’s a quick stage-by-stage reminder of the story of the 2013 Giro d’Italia. Continue reading