With the latest release of World Tour riders participating at the Volta Algarve 2017 Portugal it's not surprising that this fantastic bike race will be televised on Eurosport each day to 55 countries around the world.
We hope you had a great year of cycling and squeezed in enough pedal strokes in 2016, it's now time to celebrate by 'looking at the trees', eating and drinking more than you should and to make your New Year Cycling resolution.
In 2015 Alberto Contador will contest the GIRO-TOUR double, one of the few elusive trophies on offer in the modern world of professional cycling. Not since 1998 when one of the best climbers in the world of cycling..
Sanremo last held the Giro start in 1987, when Roberto Visentini won the prologue time trial. The following day was a split stage, with Erik Breukink taking the short road leg in the morning, while Stephen Roche won a novel stage 2b – an 8km downhill time trial off the Poggio.