Sat, May 16, 2015
In light of his dislocated shoulder, today’s summit finish was a big test for the Maglia Rosa. However, despite a fearsome pace set by Astana, and an attack by Fabio Aru on the final climb, Alberto Contador, and his shoulder, were up to the challenge of defending his general classification lead.
Thu, May 14, 2015
Once again there was drama at the Giro. And like on Stage 3 with Domenico Pozzovivo, it comes in the way of a horrific looking crash, this one coming during the sprint finish, and behind a perfect win for Lotto-Soudal’s Andre Greipel.
Wed, May 13, 2015
Approaching the first summit finish of this year’s Giro, the peloton almost managed to hoodwink us all into believing that today, at last, we’d see things settle down to something approaching normality. A small, focused breakaway group had a convincing lead, and Orica-Greenedge controlled the pace behind. But then, just as the gradient reached its most challenging, Alberto Contador decided to tear up the script once more.