Five stages on from their last thrilling battle into Cuneo, sprinters Arnaud Démare and Mark Cavendish get a final chance for glory as the Giro heads for Treviso
Stage 17 features the Vetriolo pass where Andy Hampsten wrapped up the 1988 Giro d’Italia title, followed by the testing ascent to Monterovere.
From one-hit wonders to doomed superdomestiques, the top of the Giro crop all carry question marks heading into the race's final week.
With five riders within 61 seconds of the pink jersey, nothing is decided, and everything is still in play.
Carapaz has the strongest team but Bora and Bahrain have cards to play, and Almeida remains a threat.
Four riders within 1:01 of pink jersey Richard Carapaz sets the scene for a scintillating third week through the high mountains.
Stage 15 to Cogne is not the most difficult mountain stage of the race, but it will be a tough test after the dramatic Turin stage.
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.
Giro di Hoody: 'Generation Pogačar' might be dominating the Tour de France, but this year's Giro is proving that experience and depth still count.
Giro d’Italia stage 11 preview: Mark Cavendish, Caleb Ewan, and Arnaud Démare return to center stage
The Giro’s leading sprinters will have their sights set on victory in Reggio Emilia six days after Scalea matchup.
Australian takes VeloNews readers into the action, and his strategy, on the summit finish.
‘Kilometers in Fuga’ and ‘Traguardo Volante’ competitions give Drone Hopper opportunities for prizes in a peloton with far deeper purse-strings.
A series of sprint chances and transition stages will keep the suspense going into the final mountain stages.
Dan Martin watches the Giro d'Italia come to life on the summit finish of Blockhaus and takes VeloNews readers inside the mind of a racer.
Ineos Grenadiers unleashes the Sky train at Giro d’Italia: ‘We’re all here to do the job for Carapaz’
Richie Porte and Ineos Grenadiers at center of bruising ascent on the Blockhaus.
The first decisive summit finish in the 2022 Giro d'Italia will tell everyone who has the legs to win the pink jersey.
'For sure we'll see a big battle between GC riders.' Buzzsaw-shaped stage packs potential for ambush, attack, and sending sprinters out the back.
Cavendish: 'We knew that was going to happen. It was a bonus if we could sprint today but we had to try.'
The 'Shark of Messina' won all three grand tours and is the only rider to stop the Sky machine at its peak.
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.
A look at power numbers from Mathieu van der Poel at the Giro d’Italia.
Etna stage Tuesday brings first summit finish of the Giro. The hulking volcano will show who's hot, but may not fully erupt the race for pink.
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.
Matt White and TT expert Marco Pinotti share their insight into the nature of the all-important 9.2km test.
The time gaps are small but every second counts at this stage in the Giro d'Italia.
What is a grand tour without Tadej Pogačar and Primož Roglič? A Giro d’Italia poised for pure thrills
Roglič and Pogačar won five of the seven past grand tours. Without them, the Giro could be faster and more frenetic than ever before.
From Carapaz to Carthy, Andy Schleck rates 10 potential contenders for the Giro d'Italia.
Who is lean, who has the fastest haircut, and what's it like heading into my final grand tour.
Giro di Hoody: The ever-expanding reach of the ‘Grande Partenza' are not only an important income source for Giro d'Italia organizers but push the concept of how far a grand tour can go.
‘When you are racing bikes you have to be able to lie a little,’ says the rider once known as ‘The Sheriff’.
Hugh Carthy and Magnus Cort headline American team for the first grand tour of the season.
Three US starters is the lowest number at the Giro d'Italia since 2014.
GC chasers, climbing sensations and wingmen-de-luxe are among the five young debutants that could dazzle in this year's Giro.
After riding in the shadows at Ineos Grenadiers, the Colombian climber will step into the limelight at the Giro d'Italia this month.
A look at the eight riders that Ineos Grenadiers is sending to the Giro d'Italia, from GC hopeful Richard Carapaz to debutant Ben Tulett.
Tadej Pogačar revives tradition of grand tour winners as serious cobbled classics contenders.
Primož Roglič has twice lost the Vuelta a España's red jersey on purpose. Why has he done it and can he win it back when it really matters?
From Movistar's attempts to overthrow Primož Roglič in the red jersey to Ineos Grenadiers trying to bounce back from a bad first week to a new summit finish to contend with.
Jack Haig, Damiano Caruso spearhead "Plan B" as Landa slides out of GC contention in Vuelta's mountaintop showdown.
Roglič has looked faultless through the opening week while his rivals have faded – but does he have enough of a buffer to last through to the final?
Primož Roglič took the red jersey off Kenny Elissonde and took more time on his rivals as the Vuelta a España heads back into the mountains, while Hugh Carthy lost a lot of time.
Jumbo-Visma deftly plays first mountain-top finale to let jersey slip away yet mark its direct rivals.
Movistar makes a statement, Jumbo-Visma and Ineos Grenadiers lose leaders as GC favorites shadowbox on Vuelta's first summit finish.
Vuelta packing mountain punch early in a climb that's steep enough to make some differences just three days into the race.
Sepp Kuss, Quinn Simmons, Joe Dombrowski and Chad Haga headline the North American contingent at the 2021 Vuelta a España.
Primož Roglič will show off his new TT bike in the opening stage of the Vuelta a España.
The short and intense time trial could see some significant differences for any GC candidates who cannot negotiate the technical course.
Temperatures in the first two weeks of the 2021 Vuelta a España could push into the upper-90s and even into the low-100s.
From Primož Roglič to Egan Bernal to Mikel Landa, these are the GC favorites for the Vuelta a España's red jersey.
Ineos Grenadiers could match Movistar and Jumbo-Visma as only teams to hit podiums in all three grand tours in one season since 1995.
Mark your calendars for these five stages of the Vuelta a España, which are likely to crown the overall victor.
On today's podcast we examine Team USA's ups and downs at the Olympics. Then, Amber Neben and Haley Batten join the show.
The USA and Great Britain will go head-to-head in round one of the Team Pursuit. The world record could tumble again in this face-off but can either team step up to beat the Germans?
Here's what's making cycling tech headlines on Friday, July 30, 2021.
'Stick to sports' is a phrase used to silence people but sport cannot ignore the injustices and inequalities of society because it is not separate from it but an extension of it.
We discuss our favorite Olympic cycling memories in today's roundtable.
From Anna Kiesenhofer's breakaway win to Tom Dumoulin's return to the podium, these are some of the biggest moments in the Tokyo Olympics road race program.
VeloNews Podcast: Inside the women’s Olympic road race with Coryn Rivera; Olympics MTB and road analysis
The women's Olympic road race produced drama, confusion, and a Hollywood ending. Coryn Rivera takes us inside the thrilling finale.
As American superstar gymnast Simone Biles takes time out of Olympic competition for mental health reasons, Tom Dumoulin shows it is possible to come back at the highest level.
Since 1984, the U.S. cycling team has won at least one medal in Olympic Games competition, and the pressure is building going into BMX and track.
Maps, profiles, and favorites for the Olympic individual time trial, plus sage advice from Kristin Armstrong Savola.
Tokyo Olympics: From Filippo Ganna to Chloé Dygert, eight riders to watch in the men’s and women’s time trials
The road riders take center stage once again at the Olympic games with the time trial. Who can win gold and who is in with a shot of a medal? VeloNews takes a look at some of the contenders.
Expect a showdown from Team France and Team USA, as Pauline Ferrand Prevot, Loana Lecomte, and Kate Courtney position themselves for gold.
Newly crowned gold medalist Thomas Pidcock promises to race at cyclocross worlds in Arkansas, while German star languishes in Tokyo hotel following COVID diagnosis.
Five years ago, the Dutchwoman was in a hospital after a horror crash at the Rio Olympics. With silver in Tokyo, she's completed a chapter in her journey that saw her become one of the world's best riders.