The thrilling final stage of arguably the most exciting Giro d’Italia in living memory saw Nairo Quintana (fi’zi:k Antares 00 saddle and Movistar) finish second on GC behind Tom Dumoulin, who became the first Dutch rider to win one of the most prestigious races in cycling.
The 100th edition of the Giro d’Italia, carrying the tagline “Amore Infinito” (endless love), crowned a Dutchman for the first time ever as Tom Dumoulin outclassed Nairo Quintana, Vincenzo Nibali and Thibaut Pinot who ended up ranked in that order after the thrilling individual time trial from Monza to Milan.
The Italian rider Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain – Merida) won the 222km Rovetta-Bormio, 16th stage – the Queen Stage – of the 100th Giro d’Italia. Mikel Landa Meana (Team Sky) and Nairo Quintana (Movistar Team) finished second and third.
The top GC riders challenge themselves until the very end. The Luxembourger wins a selected sprint in Bergamo.
After cycling for seven days and 583 miles across California, Team LottoNL-Jumbo’s George Bennett (NZL) claimed the 2017 Amgen Tour of California race championship today in Pasadena with an overall time of 22 hours, 54 minutes and 38 seconds at America’s largest professional cycling stage race.
It was an uphill battle – literally – for the race lead at today’s Amgen Tour of California, with Cannondale-Drapac Pro Cycling Team’s 2015 Time Trial National Champion Andrew Talansky taking his first career California stage win
It has been an amazing weekend in Lourdes for the first round of the UCI World Cup. The first few days in Lourdes were very cold and some snow was seen at the top of the track on Wednesday. The track was dry though which we were very happy about.
Tom Dumoulin (Team Sunweb) won the 39.8km Sagrantino Individual Time Trial and moved into the overall race lead at the half way point in the 100th edition of the Giro d’Italia.
Nairo Quintana (Movistar Team) found himself in the Maglia Rosa again three years after he was victorious in the first Giro d’Italia he contested, winning stage 9 today atop the Blockhaus. He soloed away in the last 5km and maintained an advantage of more than 20 seconds over Thibaut Pinot (FDJ) and Tom Dumoulin (Team Sunweb).
The 23rd Asian Mountain Bike Championships & 9th Asian Junior Mountain Bike Championships concluded at Xuancheng, Anhui Province on Sunday after three-day competitions, with the hosts winning three out of the five titles at stake.