Uran extends lead over Evans and Majka, Aru shows talent with win
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 […]
Uran falters in race to Oropa, Battaglin scoops Giro stage victory
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 […]
Uran smashes Giro time trial to grab Maglia Rosa from Evans
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 […]
Wednesday News Shorts
Here’s what’s making headlines and a preview of what is coming up… Hesjedal surprises ‘em all; Cavendish misses out on points jersey; Urán best young rider; De Gendt?; Bravo Rogers!; Wiggins trains at altitude; What’s next?