Dutchman crumbles out of grand tour comeback empty handed and empty legged after stage 14 abandon.
Giro di Hoody: The French climber seemed poised for more in this Giro d'Italia, and the race will miss his elegant, attacking style in the final week.
Koen Bouwman takes his first-ever grand tour stage victory in frenetic day of racing.
Longtime friends and training buddies pull off barnstorming breakaway victory three days after team GC ambitions collapsed on Etna summit.
'You cannot decide something like that within 24 hours,' says Marc Reef.
The Ineos game plan will be to stay safe and start creating fatigue in their competitors in the hope Carapaz is the strongest in week three.
Dumoulin and Nibali see their GC hopes slip away as Yates and Carapaz hold fire on the first summit finish.
The Dutchman loses over 6:30 to the other overall contenders after being dropped with just over 8km to go.
Dutch star nearly wins a second straight stage to defend pink, but admits he will lose it on Mount Etna.
'I blew myself up.' Dutch TT ace misses the win but sits perfectly poised on GC, within range of closest rivals Van der Poel and Yates.
Richard Carapaz gives up 28 seconds to the British climber as Vincenzo Nibali and Tom Dumoulin shine.
Overnight GC leader Van der Poel finishes second on the stage to retain maglia rosa.
From Mathieu van der Poel and Biniam Girmay to Tom Dumoulin and Richard Carapaz – here's when riders roll down the ramp for Budapest TT.
Saturday's tight, technical TT could see a whole host of riders in the frame for the stage win and the second pink jersey of the race. Here's our picks.
A short but steep finale will set the stage for a tug-of-war between the sprinters and the 'puncheurs' for the first maglia rosa of the 105th Giro.
Tom Dumoulin also confirmed he's not planning on racing either the Tour de France or Vuelta a España later this season, so it's all in for the Giro.
From Carapaz to Carthy, Andy Schleck rates 10 potential contenders for the Giro d'Italia.
Custom colors — and 11-speed shifters — for the winner of the 2017 maglia rosa, and recent Olympic silver in the time trial.