Damiano Cunego, who won the 2004 Giro d'Italia, remains bitter that the organizers didn't give him a chance for him to retire in style.
The Italian will step down to second division team Vini Fantini-Nippo and take classes on sports science
The GC field at the Giro is filled with riders both young and old, such as 24-year-old Nairo Quintana (above) and 37-year-old Cadel Evans
With a doping investigation lingering, Lampre-Merida is focusing on 2014 — which includes anchoring its grand tour plans around Rui Costa
He's joined by a number of other speedsters, including Moreno Moser and Fabio Aru
31-year-old Damiano Cunego will lead the Italian team, which boasts an average age of 29
Though it came without a true showdown against Tom Boonen, Fabian Cancellara's triumphant return to the cobbles proved his place yet again
Weekly news program looks at our coverage of Shimano's road line updates and suggests Cunego isn't one for race advice