Giro d’Italia 2016: Stage 18 Preview

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Stage 18: Muggió › Pinerolo – 240km The 18th stage of the Giro has an “in-betweener” sort of profile that could go a few different ways. Everything will come down to the day’s lone categorized challenge, the Cat. 2 Pramartino climb. 4.65 kilometers at 10.5%, it is absolutely hard enough Read More →

Giro d’Italia 2016: Stage 17 Preview

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Stage 17: Molveno › Cassano D’Adda – 196km The Giro’s 17th stage looks like a perfect one for the sprinters. After a Cat. 4 climb midway through the day, there are almost 100 kilometers of gently downhill or flat roads. If this were the first stage of the race, there would be no Read More →

Giro d’Italia 2016: Stage 16 Preview

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Stage 16: Bressanone › Andalo – 132km The Giro peloton gets back to racing after a much-needed day off with a stage that could see more gaps on GC—but will likely be more of a breakaway battleground than anything. The climbs aren’t easy, and the first two in particular seem to be Read More →

The Recon Ride Podcast: Giro d’Italia 2016, Part III

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Episode 44: Giro d’Italia 2016 Show, Part III Just six stages remain in the 2016 Giro d’Italia. The Recon Ride takes a look at where the race stands and what to expect as things near a conclusion in Italy. Dane Cash and Cosmo Catalano discuss the many surprises that this Giro Read More →

Giro d’Italia 2016: Stage 15 Preview

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Stage 15: Castelrotto › Alpe di Siusi – 10.85km (ITT) Just in case Stage 14 was not decisive enough for you, Giro organizers planned a critical mountain time trial for the day after the queen stage. 10.85km from start to finish, the stage has an average gradient of a little Read More →

Giro d’Italia 2016: Stage 14 Preview

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Stage 14: Alpago › Corvara – 210km It’s been one stagehunter-focused day after another at the Giro d’Italia so far, but that changes Saturday in Stage 14, a day that should provide a critical GC showdown. The profile speaks for itself. The six categorized climbs are hard and relentless, with Read More →