A Pink Butterfly and now the terrible Appennino

A Pink Butterfly and now the terrible Appennino

MONTEFALCO: the Butterfly of Maastricht dresses in pink; as predicted, the Dutchman Tom Dumoulin take the overall race lead and is now ready to start the second half of #giro100 dressing the pink jersey. Tom has now more than 2 minutes advantage from the other riders, the first of them is Nairo Quintana with a gap of 2′:23″ A Giro full of surprise which has already seen 6 different riders dressing the pink jersey: Postlberger, Greipel, Gaviria, Jungels, Quintana and Dumoulin. This second half of Giro will be even more beautiful then the first one; we will start with the Appennini, from Florence, the city of Gino Bartali, to Bagno di […]

A Pink Butterfly and now the terrible Appennino

A Pink Butterfly and now the terrible Appennino

MONTEFALCO: the Butterfly of Maastricht dresses in pink; as predicted, the Dutchman Tom Dumoulin take the overall race lead and is now ready to start the second half of #giro100 dressing the pink jersey. Tom has now more than 2 minutes advantage from the other riders, the first of them is Nairo Quintana with a gap of 2′:23″ A Giro full of surprise which has already seen 6 different riders dressing the pink jersey: Postlberger, Greipel, Gaviria, Jungels, Quintana and Dumoulin. This second half of Giro will be even more beautiful then the first one; we will start with the Appennini, from Florence, the city of Gino Bartali, to Bagno di […]

La contrarreloj finalmente llegó

La contrarreloj finalmente llegó

Contrarreloj: desde Foligno el Giro va a Montefalco. Hace mucho tiempo los italianos odiaban estas carreras, especialmente en la década de 1990, cuando Miguel Indurain ganava todas las contrarreloj contra Gianni Bugno y Claudio Chiappucci y luego defendiendo el primer puesto en la salida. Hoy en día todo ha cambiado y Vincenzo Nibali espera el contrarreloj para recuperar la desventaja acumulada en la escalada de Blockhaus por Nairo Quintana. Tantos vatios generados ayer por los corredores en el ascenso, y gracias a SPH Cycling es fácil ver la potencia expresada. La llegada se eleva constantemente en lo que se llama el “Balcone dell’Umbria”, precisamente Montefalco. Los favoritos para ganar son […]

Time Trial is finally arrived

Time Trial is finally arrived

TIME TRIAL: from Foligno the Giro goes to Montefalco. Long time ago italians hated these races, especially in the 1990s, when Miguel Indurain wins all the time trials against Gianni Bugno and Claudio Chiappucci and then defend the lead in the uphill. Nowadays everything has changed and Vincenzo Nibali hopes in the time trial to recover the gap accumulated in the Blockhaus climb by Nairo Quintana. So many watts generated yesterday by uphill runners, and thanks to SPH Cycling it is easy to see the expressed power. The arrival is steadily rising in what is called the “Balcone dell’Umbria”, precisely Montefalco. The favorites to win are the experts in the plain such as the Dutch […]

Time Trial is finally arrived

Time Trial is finally arrived

TIME TRIAL: from Foligno the Giro goes to Montefalco. Long time ago italians hated these races, especially in the 1990s, when Miguel Indurain wins all the time trials against Gianni Bugno and Claudio Chiappucci and then defend the lead in the uphill. Nowadays everything has changed and Vincenzo Nibali hopes in the time trial to recover the gap accumulated in the Blockhaus climb by Nairo Quintana. So many watts generated yesterday by uphill runners, and thanks to SPH Cycling it is easy to see the expressed power. The arrival is steadily rising in what is called the “Balcone dell’Umbria”, precisely Montefalco. The favorites to win are the experts in the plain such as the Dutch […]

Time Trial is finally arrived

Time Trial is finally arrived

TIME TRIAL: from Foligno the Giro goes to Montefalco. Long time ago italians hated these races, especially in the 1990s, when Miguel Indurain wins all the time trials against Gianni Bugno and Claudio Chiappucci and then defend the lead in the uphill. Nowadays everything has changed and Vincenzo Nibali hopes in the time trial to recover the gap accumulated in the Blockhaus climb by Nairo Quintana. So many watts generated yesterday by uphill runners, and thanks to SPH Cycling it is easy to see the expressed power. The arrival is steadily rising in what is called the “Balcone dell’Umbria”, precisely Montefalco. The favorites to win are the experts in the plain such as the Dutch […]

BUSQANDO NUEVO “ASESINO”

BUSQANDO NUEVO “ASESINO”

PESCHICI: de Molfetta a Peschici, son 189 km, y se pasa de la provincia de Foggia a la de Bari, 2 ciudades vinculadas más al fútbol que a las motos. La primera todavía recuerda la era de Zemanlandia y la de el Foggia de los milagros de Ciccio Baiano, el otra, Bari feudo de los Matarrese, una familia que ha llegado a la cima del Federcalcio. El giro llega a Peschici, donde en un ciclismo de otra época, Danilo Di Luca pudo alcanzar una victoria espectacular con una aceleración digna de su apodo: “el asesino”. Aquí en Peschici, un nuevo “asesino” se está buscando en esta etapa, que podría salir […]

NEW “KILLER” WANTED

NEW “KILLER” WANTED

PESCHICI: from Molfetta to Peschici there are 189 km from the province of Foggia to Bari, 2 cities linked more to football than to bikes. The first still remember the era of Zemanlandia and the Foggia of miracles of Ciccio Baiano, the other is Bari of the Matarrese, a family that has reached the top of the Federcalcio. The Giro then arrive in Peschici, where in a cycling of another era, Danilo Di Luca was able to catch a spectacular win with an acceleration worthy of his nickname: “the killer”. Here in Peschici, a new “killer” is being sought in this stage, which could come out of either the group […]

NUOVO “KILLER” CERCASI

NUOVO “KILLER” CERCASI

PESCHICI: Da Molfetta a Peschici, sono 189 km, e si passa dalla provincia di Foggia a quella di Bari, 2 realtà storicamente legate più al calcio che alle 2 ruote. Una ancora ricorda sognante l’epoca di Zemanlandia e del Foggia dei miracoli di Ciccio Baiano, l’altra, Bari feudo dei Matarrese, famiglia che si era insidiata anche ai vertici della Federcalcio. Si arriva a Peschici, dove in un ciclismo ormai lontano e di cui non si ha nostalgia, Danilo Di Luca seppe cogliere una vittoria spettacolare con un’accelerazione degna del suo soprannome: “il killer”. Qui a Peschici, si cerca in questa frazione nervosa un nuovo “killer”, che potrebbe uscire sia dal […]

NEW “KILLER” WANTED

NEW “KILLER” WANTED

PESCHICI: from Molfetta to Peschici there are 189 km from the province of Foggia to Bari, 2 cities linked more to football than to bikes. The first still remember the era of Zemanlandia and the Foggia of miracles of Ciccio Baiano, the other is Bari of the Matarrese, a family that has reached the top of the Federcalcio. The Giro then arrive in Peschici, where in a cycling of another era, Danilo Di Luca was able to catch a spectacular win with an acceleration worthy of his nickname: “the killer”. Here in Peschici, a new “killer” is being sought in this stage, which could come out of either the group […]