We look back at the 2017 classics, pick an overall winner for the spring, and talk about Valverde. Plus: Hampsten explains his 1988 Giro win.
The full story of the 1988 Giro is about so much more than the freezing climb of the Passo di Gavia. Hampsten had to be willing to lose.
The Outer Line recently caught up with Andy Hampsten to discuss his historic Giro d'Italia win, and his thoughts about the current state of pro cycling
American cycling pioneer Richard DeGarmo had surgery for liver cancer this week
Matthew Beaudin writes about riding on perfect roads with good company and suffering in Northern Italy
Thirty-five riders are in the Best Young Rider competition entering Saturday's Tour start in Corsica
We visit the Velo archives for this interview with Andy Hampsten from the morning after his unbelievable ride over the Gavia in the 1988 Giro d'Italia
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (VN) - On Sunday Jim Ochowicz stood outside the BMC Racing bus in Stateline, Nevada, while a group of team directors and riders negotiated with race organizers over alterations made to the first stage of the Amgen Tour of California. Twenty-four years ago, Ochowicz stood atop the Passo Gavia in northern Italy, waiting to hand eventual race winner Andy Hampsten a new set of clothes as snow piled up during the queen stage of the Giro d’Italia.