Visualizzazione dei post da maggio 3, 2017



It’s a cycling race that’s built up to be one of excitement and anticipation, the first Grand Tour of the year, the Giro D’Italia, a three-week Tour of Italy. For 2017 the Giro is marking its 100th edition since its first ever race back in 1909. With the Tour de France and the Vuelta a Espana to come, the Giro D’Italia will offer the best of Italy’s roads, taking in all the sights along the way. Organisers RCS Sport and race director Mauro Vegni have created a special route for the 100th edition, with flat stages for sprinters, two individual time trials and a final week in the Italian Alps. To get a basic understanding, the winner of the general classification wins the Pink Jersey (locally known as the Maglia Rosa). The rider with the lowest aggregate time over the 21 stages wins the famous Giro Trophy. Other jerseys on offer include the Points Classification Red Jersey for the sprinters, the Mountains Blue Jer…