May 29, 2017 - There can only be one Top Story in EUROTRASH Monday - Tom Dumoulin's Giro d'Italia winning ride. We catch-up with all the action from Italy with reports and video of the last stages. Not all Giro: The Baloise Belgium Tour. Greg Van Avermaet makes his return to racing and bottles are thrown. Cappuccino anyone?
Giro Stage Report: Tom Dumoulin delivered a vintage performance in the Giro d'Italia's final episode, a last gasp time trial between Monza and Milan, to grab hold of the fabled Maglia Rosa and become the first Dutchman to win the Tour of Italy.
The sad news came through from Belgium on Sunday morning that Graham Webb, British World road champion in 1967, had passed away. Ed Hood interviewed Graham back in 2009. Our condolences go to his family and the many friends and fans he had in the cycling community. A great champion and a wonderful guy.
Retro Rider Interview: The men's 2017 Giro d'Italia finishes on Sunday with a time trial in Milan, and so we thought it would be a good idea to catch up with a Giro winner for some retro reading. Mara Abbott won the Giro Rosa twice and has a handful of top ten finishes, here is her story.
Giro Stage Report: Stage 20 of the 2017 Giro d'Italia was the last chance for Tom Dumoulin to save his race hopes and for Nairo Quintana, Vincenzo Nibali and Thibaut Pinot to distance them selves from the TT specialist. It may have worked, but the race is still wide open for the win on Sunday.
The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, PC, MP for Delta, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, announced the awarding of a $50,000 hosting grant from Sport Canada to the Tour de Delta, which includes the UCI 1.2 White Spot | Delta Road Race, at a media conference.
Giro Rider Interview: The Giro d'Italia enters its final weekend in Milan after a battle royal for the overall prize and the 'King of the Mountains' competition. Luke Maguire managed a few words with one of the climbing protagonists, Dimension Data's Spanish rider, Omar Faile after his Giro stage 11 win.
The Final Push to Milan: Like all good parties they nave to come to an end and the 2017 Giro d'Italia fun comes to its climax with a 29.3 kilometer time trial from Monza to Milano. Peter Easton of VeloClassic Tours looks at the 'Italian Grand Tour Big Bang' finalé weekend and its Milan backdrop.
Giro Stage Report: Stage 18 could have been the end of Tom Dumoulin's dream of a Giro win, but the tall Dutchman covered every move and dominated the GC men. At the front of the race Mikel Landa lost again as Tejay van Garderen swooped past him for his first Grand Tour stage win.
May 25, 2017 - Tom Dumoulin has had a few ups and downs this week in the Giro d'Italia, we discuss his stage 16 'problem' - Top Story. All the results and video form Italy and the Belgium Tour. Plus daily videos from the Sunweb team, Basso bikes has their Diamante stolen and the 'Giro Film of the Day'.
Giro Stage Report: It has taken over two years and countless breakaways, but Pierre Rolland’s quest for his 10th victory finally came on the climb into Canazei where he soloed home to a popular win on Stage 17. Tom Dumoulin came in with all the other GC men - No change in the overall.
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Mike McCarthy was a world champion, two-time Olympian and multiple national champ. But he was never into self-promotion: “I look back, see all these magazine covers with Americans on them and I think, where was I?” McCarthy was exactly where he wanted to be—enjoying the sport.
Giro Stage Report: Vincenzo Nibali strode back into contention with a stunning ride on the Giro's Queen stage as a natural break heavily penalized the pink jersey. Tom Dumoulin saved his overall lead, but a stomach upset may have upset his chances of the final win.