That’s them. You’re looking at the elite of the 2012 Giro d’Italia. Joaquim Rodriguez, Ivan Basso, Michele Scarponi, Domenico Pozzovivo, Rigoberto Uran and Ryder Hesjedal. That’s right, Ryder Hesjedal. He knew it. Garmin knew it. We knew it. Now the world knows it. It’s no longer: Can Ryder stay with the “bigs”? It’s can the […]Read more "Giro d’Italia – Stage 17 – J-Rod rises to the top."
Jon Izaguirre (EUS) has finally had his aggresiveness in the Giro d’Italia pay off with a solo win from the breakaway on the 16th stage of the Giro d’Italia. Izaguirre, who had only one professional win to his name, now has one for his lifetime as a stage win in a Grand Tour is a […]Read more "Giro d’Italia – Stage 16 – Aggressive Izaguirre finally wins"
A short undulating stage with a flat finish must have looked like and absolute gift for the sprinters of the Giro d’Italia. A day in advance of two brutally tough mountains stages the peloton was likely content to take it easy and rest a little, that is unless they were one of the fast finishers, […]Read more "Giro d’Italia – Stage 13 – Cannonball Cav wins three"
Lars Yitting Bak surged away from his breakaway mates with 1300m remaining to give me grief about a ridiculous headline, err I mean, to win the 12th stage of the Giro. “Bak breaking effort”, “Break Bak Mountains”, “Baby Bak…. ok, I’m dumb, and I often make stupid headlines. Bak to the race (You really can […]Read more "Giro d’Italia – Stage 12 – Bak breaks away"
According to a study carried out by Bike Score in 10 Canadian cities and 16 American cities, it turns out that Vancouver is very bikeable, indeed. Not as much as Victoria, which keeps its title as the Cycle Capital of Canada, but definitely ahead from Montreal, Toronto or Calgary. On the flip side, the news are […]Read more "Bike Score – How bikeable is Vancouver?"