The two top riders in the Giro d’Italia, Nairo Quintana and Rigoberto Uran, had their final head to head on Saturday when they crossed swords on the cruel ascent of the Zoncolan. The duo have both worn the Maglia Rosa in this year’s race and underlined their status as the two strongest riders when they […]
Bouncing back after a faltering showing on Saturday, Rigoberto Uran reminded his rivals that he has no intention of relinquishing his Maglia Rosa with a stronger performance on Sunday’s fifteenth stage. The Colombian rider placed sixth on the mountain stage to Montecampione, crossing the line 42 seconds behind the solo winner Fabio Aru (Astana Pro […]
Having appeared extremely strong in the time trial on Thursday, Giro d’Italia race leader Rigoberto Uran put in a more muted performance on Saturday’s mountain stage to Oropa, faltering on the climb where Marco Pantani took one of the most dramatic victories of his career during his ill-fated 1999 Giro. Uran came under pressure on […]
Although he’s best known as a climber, Rigoberto Uran underlined abilities against the clock on stage twelve of the Giro d’Italia when he dominated the 41.9 kilometre test, finished over a minute clear and took over the Maglia Rosa from the rider tipped to hold it, Cadel Evans. Uran, who moved to the Omega Pharma […]
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