Astana Pro Team rider Vincenzo Nibali signed a contract extension on Thursday in Kazakhstan's capital city that will see the Giro d'Italia champion remain with the squad through 2016.
May 30, 2013 - The dust and snow has only just settled on the Giro d’Italia and the Tour de France news has started rolling in. In today’s EuroTrash Thursday we catch up with the US road championships, plus a great win for young Andy Fenn in Belgium. We can’t forget the Giro yet though, so we compare this year’s with the early editions and squeeze in as much other stuff as we can find. Coffee up!
Warsaw, 29 May, 2013 - Team Astana has officially announced that the winner of the 2013 Giro d’Italia Vincenzo Nibali will be part of the peloton in the Tour de Pologne scheduled from July 27 to August 3.
After three weeks of racing, with 21 stages covering more than three thousand kilometers, the 2013 Giro d'Italia has come to an end. From Naples to Brescia, passing through the heart of Italy from the sea to the Alps, this was also an extraordinary three weeks for Sidi Sport, which enjoyed fantastic thrills through the enterprises of its champions, who were accompanied on this long, pink adventure by Sidi Wire shoes, the top of the line in the Sidi Sport on road collection.
Francis De Greef has finished the Giro d’Italia on the 21st place in the GC at 33’20” of overall winner Vincenzo Nibali. Cisse is the first Belgian in the classification. In the edition of 2012 he became 19th, he had hoped to set the same or a higher result. The course wasn’t to his advantage, too explosive. The bad weather conditions and route changes that followed, made that a lot of climbs were cancelled. De Greef makes an analysis of the past three weeks in Italy.
Race Report: After what seems like three weeks of snow, sleet, rain and grey skies, it's beautiful like we always imagine Italy should be. Blue cloudless heavens, sunshine and gorgeous lakeside towns. The 2013 Giro d'Italia ended in a sprinters' firefight, and Cavendish came out on top today. But the overall glory goes to Vincenzo Nibali …
Race Report: Vincenzo Nibali showed today that he is the worthy winner of the 2013 Giro d’Italia with a demolishing ride on the steep slopes of the Dolomites. His pink jersey gleamed through the falling snow at the top of the Tre Cime di Lavaredo for the stage win and confirmation of his superb home victory. Another great day on a brilliant Giro d’Italia.
Race Report: Is it all over bar the shouting? The man that some call ‘Nibbles’ took a big bite out of his Giro d’Italia opposition with a storming uphill TT win to Polsa. As Evans suffered in the rain, the pink-clad panther performed with panache to put himself in a position so comfortable, he could be reclining with a cigar, dressed like Hef, being fed grapes by … well, you get the picture.
May 13, 2013 - Italy, the US and France, racing all over the World in today’s EuroTrash Monday. It might be a rest day on the Giro d’Italia, but there has been enough going on to give us a nice long coffee beak. Lots of rider quotes, results and race video from all the races and the usual other bits of news we could tip out of the trash bag. But what a great Giro though, eh?