Tag: 2015 Giro d’Italia

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Greg Henderson: “We will go in 100 per cent fit, there are no excuses in the Tour”

If there is a moment that highlights Greg Henderson’s ability as a rider, it is his showing inside the final kilometre of stage six of th...

Contador still tired from Giro, says he has only done three days of specific training

Perhaps playing down his chances somewhat, as he is often prone to doing before major targets, Alberto Contador has said that he is still...

The Secret Pro on the Giro: 'There were days when you’d just despair'

With the Giro d'Italia over we thought it was the perfect time to catch up with our favourite anonymous insider, The Secret Pro. While th...

How the Race Was Won: 2015 Giro d'Italia

Stage 15 basically encompassed the whole Giro d'Italia. There weren’t major GC gaps at the top of the classification, but maybe there cou...

Giro d'Italia photo gallery: stages 19 to 21

And just like that the 2015 Giro d'Italia is over. It's been a tremendously entertaining three weeks of bike racing, with more than enoug...

7 talking points from the last week of the Giro d'Italia

The first Grand Tour of the 2015 season is now over after three throughly engaging and memorable weeks of racing. Here's what we're talki...

Contador seals second Giro d’Italia success in Milan, Keisse beats Durbridge in two man sprint for final stage

Finishing safely in the main bunch 18 seconds after Iljo Keisse (Etixx-QuickStep) beat breakaway companion Luke Durbridge (Orica GreenEdg...

“Although he didn’t have a good day, we saw the determination and experience of Alberto"

Dropped by the other general classification contenders on the penultimate climb of this year’s Giro d’Italia, Alberto Contador fought bac...

Contador gapped on final mountain stage but holds Giro d’Italia lead; Aru rallies to win once again

Weakening unexpectedly on the Colle delle Finestre and being distanced by his main general classification riders, Alberto Contador put in...

Aru fights back to nab stage 19 of Giro d’Italia, Contador keeps powder dry for final mountain stage

Fabio Aru made up for the frustrations of recent days when he raced to victory on the penultimate mountain stage of this year’s Giro d’It...

Giro d'Italia photo gallery: stages 16 to 18

With 18 stages of the 2015 Giro d'Italia now complete, Alberto Contador (Tinkoff-Saxo) looks set to ride to a very comfortable victory. H...

George Bennett: ‘How do we stop cortisone in the sport? A few guys like me taking the fall is not the answer.’

Commenting almost three weeks after he was blocked from starting the Giro d’Italia due to low cortisol levels, the New Zealand rider Geor...

Gilbert grabs second Giro d’Italia victory on stage 18, Contador gains more time on rivals

Philippe Gilbert became the third rider to double up on stage wins in this year’s Giro d’Italia on Thursday, attacking a breakaway group ...

Haussler takes highest finish since March on stage 17 of Giro d’Italia but is not satisfied

Showing signs of improving form and notching up his top finish thus far in the Giro d’Italia, Australian road race champion Heinrich Haus...

Modolo fastest of the sprinters on stage 17 of Giro d’Italia, Contador holds lead

One day after Mikel Landa (Astana) became the first rider to notch up two stage wins in the 2015 Giro d’Italia, Sacha Modolo did the same...

Contador refrains from criticising Astana’s attack after he suffers puncture

Although it has long been held that it is a no-no to attack the race leader when he has suffered a crash or another misfortune, Alberto C...

Landa soloes to second mountain stage win on Giro d’Italia’s 16th stage as Aru fades

Profiting on a controversial day which saw the Astana team work to distance Alberto Contador after the race leader had a rear wheel punct...

Giro d'Italia photo gallery: stages 13 to 15

Alberto Contador continues to rein over the 2015 Giro d'Italia, going into the final week of racing with the race well and truly under co...

Contador: “A stage victory is secondary – I cannot jeopardise the GC”

He’s known for his aggressive racing and desire to dominate events, but Alberto Contador has given a clear indication that he is playing ...

Injured Porte exits Giro d’Italia after GC challenge disintegrates, aims to rebuild for Tour de France

The move was predicted by some after his Giro d’Italia plans unravelled due to a puncture, a time penalty and a crash. Sure enough, Richi...

7 talking points from the second week of the Giro d'Italia

After 15 stages of the 2015 Giro d'Italia, the riders now have the opportunity to enjoy a second and final rest day. The second week of t...