July is, of course, dominated by the 100th Tour de France. But what else is happening this month? Plenty. Let’s take a look, shall we? Continue reading
Key race facts
168 – Number of finishers, out of 207 starters.
84:53:28 – Total race time for overall winner Vincenzo Nibali.
5 – Nationalities represented in the top ten on GC (Italy four, Colombia and Poland two each, Australia and Spain one each). Continue reading
Ivan Basso‘s withdrawal from the Giro with injury means there are now only four former winners still in the race: Ryder Hesjedal (Garmin-Sharp, 2012), Michele Scarponi (Lampre-Merida, 2011), Danilo di Luca (Vini Fantini-Selle Italia, 2007) and Stefano Garzelli (Vini Fantini, 2000).