Briton Bradley Wiggins stands before the start of the 10th stage of the 96th Giro d'Italia (Italy Tour) cycling race on May 14, 2013 in Altopiano del Montasio.
Cavendish wins opening Giro stage in sprint finish
Viviani, an Italian with Cannondale, was second and Nacer Bouhanni, a Frenchman with FDJ, was third.Overall favorites Bradley Wiggins and Vincenzo Nibali, along with defending champion Ryder Hesjedal, finished safely in the main pack. All the riders who finished Read more »
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Cycling: Nibali conquers mountain and stays at summit
but even so this is a big step forward,” said the Astana rider, who was third in last year’s Tour de France behind Sir Bradley Wiggins. “The cold and snow made it really hard for everybody, but I’ve got a gap on my rivals and it’s up to them to try and attack 5/19/13 from Daily Express Read more »
Pro Bike: Rigoberto Uran’s Pinarello Dogma 65.1
Uran is now the leader of Team Sky, following the departure of Bradley Wiggins, and that means his bike gets the special treatment Wiggins' did earlier in the race. The most obvious difference is a set of special super-light wheels, described by Sky staff 5/19/13 from VeloNews Read more »
(Half) the world at our doorstep
top sprinter, Peter Sagan, is at the Amgen Tour. But teams like Team Sky (with defending Tour de France champion Bradley Wiggins) and Astana (with Vincenzo Nibali, third in France last year) are racing only the Giro. And it's actually more complicated than from Santa Rosa Press Democrat Read more »
Wiggins disappointed to slam brakes on Giro bid
Bradley Wiggins admitted his disappointment after being forced to abandon the Giro d'Italia, a race the Olympic champion had made his number one priority this season. A second consecutive stage win for fellow Brit Mark Cavendish – and fourth of the event – from Dublin Evening Herald Read more »
"Your bike can be a lonely place"
reflects on Sir Bradley Wiggins's troubled Giro d'Italia campaign in his latest column for BBC Sport. I really felt for Sir Bradley Wiggins while I was watching him struggling before his withdrawal from the Giro d'Italia with a chest infection on Friday. “When from BBC Sport Read more »