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RIDE IN PEACE WOUTER WEYLANDT

Tragedy struck hard during the Giro d’Italia today as Belgian rider Wouter Weylandt was involved in a fatal crash.  My heart goes out to his family, friends, teammates and all those around him.

R.I.P.
RIDE IN PEACE WOUTER WEYLANDT

Tragedy struck hard during the Giro d’Italia today as Belgian rider Wouter Weylandt was involved in a fatal crash.  My heart goes out to his family, friends, teammates and all those around him.

R.I.P.

RIDE IN PEACE WOUTER WEYLANDT


Tragedy struck hard during the Giro d’Italia today as Belgian rider Wouter Weylandt was involved in a fatal crash. My heart goes out to his family, friends, teammates and all those around him.

R.I.P.
This Friday in Birmingham!

Giro-themed alleycat race.

Found on Spinwell.
This Friday in Birmingham!

Giro-themed alleycat race.

Found on Spinwell.

This Friday in Birmingham!

Giro-themed alleycat race.

Found on Spinwell.

Rapha put together a compilation CD to celebrate the history, passion and glory of the Giro d’Italia.

I’m loving this. Coincidentally, my friend and I are actually putting some mixtapes together inspired by racing at the velodrome. More about that later.

Here’s the track list for The Giro - Music Inspired By The Giro d’Italia:

1.Religion / LA GAZZETTA DELLO SPORT
2.La Traviata: Di Provenza il Mar (Vocal) – Verdi
3.THE CARAVAN OF THE GIRO D’ITALIA
4.Bartali – Paolo Conte
5.WHAT IS THE GIRO?
6.Welcome – Gino Latino
7.HISTORIC LANDMARKS
8.Numb – Mescalito
9.Omertá – El Domingo
10.Io Che Non Sono L’Imperatore – Edoardo Bennato
11.Lamette– Donatella Rettore
12.TARANTO TO FOGGIA
13.The End – Change
14.It’s a War – Kano
15.GIRO LEGENDS
16.Stop Bajon (Club Mix) – Tullio Di Piscopo
17.Testa – Testa
18.Ice Metropolis / THE TIME TRIAL
19.Walk a Mile (Henrik Schwarz edit) – Coldcut
20.FREE ENTERTAINMENT
21.Acqua Azzurra, Acqua Chiara – Lucio Battisti
22.Lonesome Gun / THE DOLOMITES
23.4 MILES TO GO
24.Come Down Easy – Howard Eliott Payne
25.THE CLIMAX
26.Milan – Wish
27.HEARTS OF THE TIFOSI
28.Un Bel di Vedremo – Puccini

Found on Italian Cycling Journal.

It’s Sunday again. Time to sit down and have a movie night! …cuz what else are you going to do, hang out with your mom?

Stars And Water Carriers


aka Stjernerne og vandbærerne

It’s Giro season so now is as good a time as any to watch this 1974 docu-drama from Jørgen Leth, the diretor of the great Paris-Roubaix movie A Sunday In Hell.

This is an excellent flick with lots of great race footage and legendary racers (Gimondi, Merckx, Ritter, Motta, Moser, etc). What a great era in bicycle racing!

Watch the first ten minutes above or follow this link to see the entire movie in its original Danish language.

Found on Tracko.
Congratulations to Bradley Wiggins on winning the first stage of the Giro d’Italia today!

There he is in a photo with two of my personal heroes, Paul Weller and Sir Paul Smith.  So sharp!

Found on Bianchista.

Congratulations to Bradley Wiggins on winning the first stage of the Giro d’Italia today!

There he is in a photo with two of my personal heroes, Paul Weller and Sir Paul Smith. So sharp!

Found on Bianchista.

I am looking forward to three weeks of pain but one hell of an experience.

— Australian World Champion Cameron Meyer on the 2010 Giro d’Italia.



Found on Cycling News.

Santini’s Giro d’Italia Wool Jersey

To celebrate the history, tradition and passion of the Giro d’Italia, Santini — who have been in charge of manufacturing the pink leader’s jersey since 1993 — have made the classy wool/acrylic jersey you see above.  It’s a very limited run with only 500 made worldwide so hop on it.

Available at Prenda’s Ciclismo.
Santini’s Giro d’Italia Wool Jersey

To celebrate the history, tradition and passion of the Giro d’Italia, Santini — who have been in charge of manufacturing the pink leader’s jersey since 1993 — have made the classy wool/acrylic jersey you see above.  It’s a very limited run with only 500 made worldwide so hop on it.

Available at Prenda’s Ciclismo.

Santini’s Giro d’Italia Wool Jersey


To celebrate the history, tradition and passion of the Giro d’Italia, Santini — who have been in charge of manufacturing the pink leader’s jersey since 1993 — have made the classy wool/acrylic jersey you see above. It’s a very limited run with only 500 made worldwide so hop on it.

Available at Prenda’s Ciclismo.

The Giro Round-Up

The Giro d’Italia is right around the corner, starting this Saturday and continuing till the end of the month. Here’s my not-so-extensive blogroll picks for 2010 Giro previews and coverage so far…

100 Years Of Giro Winners » Cyclocosm celebrates the heritage of the victories of Giros past with the cool graphic above.

Giro d’Italia History » La Gazzetta Della Bici’s history lesson on the Giro. What it is and where it all came from.

Giro d’Italia & Eurosport » La Gazzetta’s guide to watching the Giro televised live on Eurosport (only in Britain of course).

Giro d’Italia Live Dashboard » Keep up with this year’s Giro with Steephill TV’s all-inclusive guide to live, up-to-the-minute coverage including race info, previews, live video, results, photos and highlights.

Stages Of The Giro » Among Cycling Weekly’s Giro coverage is a list and previews of each stage.

Giro d’Italia 2010 Teams/Starting List » Cycling Weekly also brings us the complete list of riders and teams racing in the Giro.

Giromania! » Italian Cycling Journal presents a rough guide to some of the events going on in Amsterdam to celebrate the start of the 2010 Giro d’Italia.

The 101st Giro d’Italia » Well it’s actually the 93rd Giro but the race did start 101 years ago. This is Race Junkie’s predictions and favorites based on different disciplines.

Five Riders To Watch » Pavé’s picks for the hottest young up-and-comers in the Giro. Future Giro winners?


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