Lombardia Preview: Utter confusion was the look on my face when Alessandro handed me the old newspaper and said it was a gift. Upon closer inspection, I realized I was holding the official program of the 1952 Giro di Lombardia – in mint condition! Once I got over the shock that such a treasure still existed – I couldn’t wait to share it with PEZ-Fans…
Roadside: Our Italian photographer Ale has battled the worst of the weather at nearly every assignment we've sent him on this year; Tirreno, Milan San Remo, the Giro and the wet Worlds so what's one more day in the rain? Despite the weather Ale wouldn't have missed the 2013 Giro di Lombardia for anything . . .
Race Analysis: Lee Rodgers takes a look at Purito's second straight win at Lombardia and the redemption earned following Worlds disappointment just one week ago.
Race report: The Spanish pocket rocket Joaquim Rodriguez took a very popular victory at the 2013 Giro di Lombardia, for the second year in a row sloshing through the downpour to finish the season on a high. He held off Alejandro Valverde to drive a stake through the hearts of at least some of last week's world championship nightmares.