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 9 Preview

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Stage 9: Radda in Chianti › Greve in Chianti – 40.5km (ITT) The Giro’s ninth stage is a critical 40.5-kilometer individual time trial with a very intriguing profile. There is a significant net altitude loss on the day, meaning that while there is some climbing to do, the heavier TT specialists should Read More →

Giro d’Italia 2016: Stage 1 Preview

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Stage 1: Apeldoorn › Apeldoorn – 9.8km (ITT) The 2016 Giro d’Italia opens in the Netherlands with a short, flat time trial. Without any climbs to speak of and good weather in the forecast, the corners will be the only real challenge on the day. Expect the specialists to shine Read More →

Vuelta a España 2015: Stage 17 Preview

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Stage 17: Burgos › Burgos – 38.7km (ITT) For the powerful engines in the Vuelta peloton who have been struggling in the mountains, the Stage 17 time trial, likely to play a pivotal role in deciding the overall winner of the race, is just what the doctor ordered. 38.7 kilometers Read More →

Tour de France 2015: Stage 1 Preview

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Stage 1 (ITT): Utrecht > Utrecht – 13.8km The Tour de France gets underway with a flat 13.8-kilometer time trial in Utrecht. It’s a little longer than a traditional prologue, but still short enough that those riders with a bit of pop could enjoy a chance to churn out a Read More →

Giro d’Italia 2015: Stage 14 Preview

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Stage 14: Treviso › Valdobbiadene – 59.4kkm Sacha Modolo’s victory on Stage 13 was not too surprising, but the carnage near the finish that dropped Alberto Contador (slightly) and Richie Porte (significantly) down the GC leaderboard was. Two weeks into the Giro d’Italia, there have been several days with major Read More →