It’s only eleven days before the Giro d’Italia begins which will be GreenEDGE’s first Grand Tour. With the absence of a GC rider they’ve set some realistic expectations and have the freedom to seek out stage wins during the first two weeks.
Here’s a great little video of Erik Zabel and Oscar Freire talking about the Milan San Remo parcours. It puts some context and visuals around the crucial sections of the course. The Passo del Turchino, Le Manie, Cipressa and the most important, the Poggio.
From what the guys at SRAM are telling me, Australia is the first market in the world for the new 2012 Red groupset to land. Yesterday I had the chance to watch the guys at Bike Gallery to build up a new BMC Team Machine SLR01 and took it out for a short spin.