Thursday May 9
Cavendish remembers Weylandt on Giro d'Italia podium
Stage 6 winner Mark Cavendish pays tribute to Wouter Weylandt, who died during the Giro exactly two years ago When Mark Cavendish held up the race number 108 on the winner's podium on Thursday, nobody needed reminding what it signified: the number worn by Wouter Weylandt in the 2011 Giro d'Italia, exactly two years ago when he died in a tragic ... (more)
Ferrari: I admire Cavendish but we have no relationship
With Mount Vesuvius shimmering through the haze across the bay, there could scarcely be a more fitting arena for the opening bunch sprint of the Giro d'Italia than the seafront finale at Via Caracciolo on Saturday.
Giro d'Italia: Points Classification Preview
The points classification at the Giro is one of the most confusing things to decipher in the sport.
Cavendish takes on Giro d'Italia without Petacchi
Although a late attempt to sign Alessandro Petacchi as his lead-out man was thwarted by UCI regulations, Mark Cavendish has insisted that he is pleased with the composition of his Omega Pharma-QuickStep team for the Giro d'Italia . When Petacchi rescinded his contract with Lampre-Merida last week in what he said was a "break" rather than a ... (more)
Cavendish leads Omega Pharma Giro bid
Isle of Man sprinter Mark Cavendish is the leading name in the Omega Pharma Quick-Step team for this year's Giro d'Italia, which starts in Naples on Saturday.
Omega Pharma-Quick Step interested in Petacchi for lead-out role
The Omega Pharma-QuickStep team confirmed to Cyclingnews that it is interested in signing Alessandro Petacchi as a lead-out man for Mark Cavendish, but UCI rules could delay the move or even stop it all together.
Estes Park Trail-Gazette
I am busily staring at my computer, trying to find a muse. I've just cleared off a spot on a shelf above my desk, just to change things up a bit and stand while I type.
Will Petacchi jet back in time for the Tour?
The world of cycling was rocked this week when veteran sprint king Alessandro Petacchi called time on an 18-year career almost 12 entire months after his last prestigious victory in the Bayern-Rundfahrt. Contrary to the beliefs of many cynics, the 39-year-old Italian has not made it his new job to get as far away from Mantua as feasibly possible ... (more)