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Ryder Hesjedal takes 2012 Giro!

Ryder Hesjedal became the first Canadian to win a Grand Tour when he snatched victory in the 2012 Giro d’Italia on Sunday after faultless riding in the final time trial. This report from Eurosport

The 31-year-old Garmin rider overturned a 31-second deficit on the last day to leave Spain’s long-time race leader Joaquim Rodriguez in second overall and Belgium’s Thomas De Gendt third.
“I didn’t really think I was going to win until about five kilometres to the finish,” Hesjedal, who was in tears on the final podium, told reporters.

“It’s hard to describe, this is a dream come true, since the first day I pulled on the pink jersey I believed I had a chance in this race.”
Hesjedal ended up triumphing by 16 seconds after being sixth quickest on the last stage through the streets of Milan, won by Italy’s Marco Pinotti.

It was a rare example of the pink jersey changing hands on the last day and was the first time since 1995 that there was no Italian on the Giro final podium.
Garmin-Barracuda’s best previous Grand Tour result was fourth overall in the 2009 Tour de France for Bradley Wiggins of Great Britain.

Fourth spot was also the previous best placing for Canada in a three-week stage race, taken by Steve Bauer back in the 1988 Tour de France.
In a ding-dong battle with Rodriguez for the overall honour, Hesjedal moved into the lead on stage seven but lost it four days later when the Spaniard attacked on the uphill finish in Assisi.
Hesjedal then returned to the top spot with a late attack at Cervinia on stage 14 but faded when Rodriguez regained the lead with another final-kilometre charge 24 hours later.

LITTLE COMFORT
With less than a minute between the two top riders as they went into the third week, not even two mammoth stages in the Dolomites on Friday and Saturday seemed able to create a decisive gap.
Only Sunday’s final time trial produced a definitive victory for Hesjedal.
“I had to take a lot of risks strategically, but it’s been worth it. I’ve been riding my bike for a long time and had a lot of not-so good moments,” he said.

“This is just the result of working hard. And the team’s been behind me 100 percent and I’ve just thrived off that support.”
After seeing off some huge pre-race favourites like double Giro winner Ivan Basso and Luxembourg’s Frank Schleck, Hesjedal would not be drawn on if he will race July’s Tour de France.
“I just want to enjoy this Giro win for now,” Hesjedal said after the fourth victory of his professional career.
“We’ll wait and see.”

De Gendt took a surprise podium spot after his spectacular lone mountain victory on the Passo del Stelvio on Saturday to leave Michele Scarponi, promoted as winner last year after Alberto Contador’s drugs ban, in fourth.
Katusha’s Rodriguez gained little comfort from winning the points classification ahead of world champion Mark Cavendish while Italy’s only cheer on home soil was Matteo Rabottini being named King of the Mountains and Lampre winning the team points race.

Hesjedal takes the 2012 Giro – First Canadian to win a Grand Tour

Canadian Ryder Hesjedal took the pink jersey as the winner in the 2012 Giro d’Italia. This report from Eurosport

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Ryder Hesjedal became the first Canadian to win a Grand Tour when he snatched victory in the 2012 Giro d’Italia on Sunday after faultless riding in the final time trial.

The 31-year-old Garmin rider overturned a 31-second deficit on the last day to leave Spain’s long-time race leader Joaquim Rodriguez in second overall and Belgium’s Thomas De Gendt third.
“I didn’t really think I was going to win until about five kilometres to the finish,” Hesjedal, who was in tears on the final podium, told reporters.

“It’s hard to describe, this is a dream come true, since the first day I pulled on the pink jersey I believed I had a chance in this race.”
Hesjedal ended up triumphing by 16 seconds after being sixth quickest on the last stage through the streets of Milan, won by Italy’s Marco Pinotti.

It was a rare example of the pink jersey changing hands on the last day and was the first time since 1995 that there was no Italian on the Giro final podium.
Garmin-Barracuda’s best previous Grand Tour result was fourth overall in the 2009 Tour de France for Bradley Wiggins of Great Britain.

Fourth spot was also the previous best placing for Canada in a three-week stage race, taken by Steve Bauer back in the 1988 Tour de France.
In a ding-dong battle with Rodriguez for the overall honour, Hesjedal moved into the lead on stage seven but lost it four days later when the Spaniard attacked on the uphill finish in Assisi.
Hesjedal then returned to the top spot with a late attack at Cervinia on stage 14 but faded when Rodriguez regained the lead with another final-kilometre charge 24 hours later.

LITTLE COMFORT
With less than a minute between the two top riders as they went into the third week, not even two mammoth stages in the Dolomites on Friday and Saturday seemed able to create a decisive gap.
Only Sunday’s final time trial produced a definitive victory for Hesjedal.
“I had to take a lot of risks strategically, but it’s been worth it. I’ve been riding my bike for a long time and had a lot of not-so good moments,” he said.
“This is just the result of working hard. And the team’s been behind me 100 percent and I’ve just thrived off that support.”

After seeing off some huge pre-race favourites like double Giro winner Ivan Basso and Luxembourg’s Frank Schleck, Hesjedal would not be drawn on if he will race July’s Tour de France.
“I just want to enjoy this Giro win for now,” Hesjedal said after the fourth victory of his professional career.
“We’ll wait and see.”

De Gendt took a surprise podium spot after his spectacular lone mountain victory on the Passo del Stelvio on Saturday to leave Michele Scarponi, promoted as winner last year after Alberto Contador’s drugs ban, in fourth.
Katusha’s Rodriguez gained little comfort from winning the points classification ahead of world champion Mark Cavendish while Italy’s only cheer on home soil was Matteo Rabottini being named King of the Mountains and Lampre winning the team points race.

Giro d’Italia 2012 – De Gendt victorious on stage 20 as Rodriguez holds on to the lead

This report on the penultimate day in the Giro 2012 from Felix Lowe of Europsport.

In one of modern cycling’s most memorable individual performances, the 25-year-old Vacansoleil-DCM all-rounder attacked from a breakaway on the fabled Alpine pass to take the illustrious Cima Coppi prize – and move into fourth place in the general classification, two minutes and 18 seconds behind race leader Joaquim Rodriguez of Spain.

Rodriguez finished the 219km stage from Caldes in fourth place, 3:22 down on De Gendt, to consolidate his pink jersey. The Katusha climber gained 14 seconds on Canada’s Ryder Hesjedal in the GC after distancing the Garmin-Barracuda rider in the closing moments of a thrilling stage.
Hesjedal is now 31 seconds down on Rodriguez ahead of Sunday’s deciding 30km time trial in Milan, with defending champion Michele Scarponi (Lampre) up to third place, 1:51 in arrears.
But the day belonged to De Gendt who put on a display of outlandish attacking riding so reminiscent of his compatriot, the great Eddy Merckx.
Starting the day almost six minutes down on Rodriguez and in eighth place in the GC, De Gendt was part of the select group that had formed around the maglia rosa on the first of two legendary climbs that concluded the stage, the Cat.1 Mortirolo.
A large group of 14 riders – including Friday’s winner Roman Kreuziger (Astana) – had broken clear of the peloton after just 22km or racing on the first of three classified climbs in the opening half of the race’s queen stage.
From the inItial group, Switzerland’s Oliver Zaugg (RadioShack Nissan) broke clear at the start of the punishing Mortirolo – once described by Lance Armstrong as “the hardest climb I have ever ridden”.
While Zaugg rode clear from a chasing group of four riders, further down the hill the main pack had been considerably trimmed after an early dig by the pink jersey Rodriguez.

Approaching the summit, De Gendt made his move – attacking on one of the narrow asphalt sections of road that boasts a brutal gradient of 22 per cent.
Zaugg crossed the summit of the Mortirolo in pole position to pick up the Cima Pantani – a prize dedicated to the memory of the late Marco Pantani, whose finest performance in the Giro came on his devastating ascent of the same climb in 1994.

De Gendt passed over the top around three minutes down and soon caught the remnants of the day’s initial break on the fast descent.
In the valley between the two major climbs of the Mortirolo and Stelvio, the De Gendt leading group was joined by two Euskaltel riders – Mikel Nieve and Jon Izagirre – as well as Astana’s Tanel Kangert and the 2004 Giro champion, Damiano Cunego (Lampre).
An exhausted Zaugg was caught with 30km remaining as the seven-man leading group rode 3:40 clear of the pink jersey chasing group.
Moments into the final 22km climb to the summit, Zaugg was the first to crack and was soon followed by stage 16 winner Izagirre, Kangert and Movistar’s Andrey Amador, the Costa Rican winner of stage 14.
De Gendt’s initial attack was foiled only by Nieve, as Cunego became slightly distanced. Although Nieve was celebrating his 27th birthday, his Belgian colleague was not in the mood to give him any gifts, waving the Spaniard through to help set the pace as a resurgent Cunego slowly returned to their wheels.
Then De Gendt made his decisive move, attacking unexpectedly in a tunnel – still a huge 13km from the finish.
What the world then witnessed will go down as one of the great moments in the Giro’s history as De Gendt not only rode clear of his fellow escapees, but also increased his lead over the main chasing group at an alarming rate.
At one moment just inside the final 10km, De Gendt was a huge 5:35 ahead of the Rodriguez group – putting the Belgian within five seconds of the virtual pink jersey.
With De Gendt looking more and more assured, the win quickly became a certainty; the question was how much time the outsider could take from the ostensible race favourites.
Back with the main group, it was left to Canadian Hesjedal – himself considered an outsider at the start of the race – to lead the chase.
Italy’s Ivan Basso (Liquigas) and Colombian Rigoberto Uran (Team Sky) were first to fade, swiftly followed by the diminutive climber Domenico Pozzovivo (Colnago).
As De Gendt completed the final few snow-capped hairpin bends (the Stelvio boasts a total of 40 such corners) Scarponi made an attack further down the mountain, dropping both Hesjedal and Rodriguez.
De Gendt secured the biggest win of his career with outstretched arms and a huge grin. The Belgian youngster completed the gruelling stage in a time of six hours 54 minutes and 41 seconds to take the Cima Coppi prize, named after the legendary Italian rider Fausto Coppi, who once thought he “was going to die” while climbing the Stelvio during the 1953 Giro.
Cunego held on to take second place, 56 seconds off the pace, while Nieve secured third, 2:50 down.
But a late attack by the pink jersey saw Rodriguez distance Hesjedal and pass Scarponi in the final 500 metres, the Spaniard finishing fourth, 3:22 behind De Gendt.
Scarponi crossed the line for fifth at 3:54, two seconds ahead of Hesjedal, who will now enter the final ITT in Milan needing to overturn a 31-second deficit on race leader Rodriguez.
Scarponi consolidated his third place in the GC after Basso could only finish 10th on the stage, 4:54 down.
But the defending champion will have to look over his shoulder at De Gendt during Sunday’s time trial, with Belgium’s new hero a real threat for the final podium position.
De Gendt, a far stronger time triallist than both Scarponi and Rodriguez, is now fourth at 2:18.
Should Rodriguez miss out on the pink jersey in Milan, the Spaniard will take consolation with the red points jersey, which he secured on Saturday with his fourth-place finish, overturning Team Sky sprinter Mark Cavendish’s lead by one slender point.
Italy’s Matteo Rabottini (Farnese Vini) secured the red jersey mountains classification in his debut Giro on Saturday by taking maximum points over the opening the classified climbs.
Felix Lowe – on Twitter @saddleblaze / Eurosport

Italian youngster Rabottini takes stage 15 of the Giro

Italian youngster Matteo Rabottini of Farnese Vini dramatically won stage 15 of the Giro d’Italia atop the Piani dei Resinelli ahead of new race leader Joaquim Rodriguez of Spain.

Rabottini pretty much led the 169-kilometre stage from Burso Arsizio from start to finish, crossing four summits in the lead and even crashing once before being caught inside the final 500 metres by Katusha climber Rodriguez.
But in spectacular scenes on the waterlogged Cat.2 climb, Rabottini thrilled the home crowds by somehow summoning the strength to pip Rodriguez in the final sprint and take his first ever Grand Tour stage win.
Rodriguez took consolation in seizing back the maglia rosa from Canada’s Ryder Hesjedal (Garmin-Barracuda), who finished 39 seconds back and now trails the Spaniard by 30 seconds in the general classification.
Another miserable day in north Italy started with 70 kilometres of racing across flat roads in the Brianza area culminating in an intermediate sprint at Lecco ahead of the first of four classified climbs.
Rabottini escaped from the peloton alongside Frenchman Guillaume Bonnafond (Ag2r-La Mondiale) 18 kilometres into the race, moments before news filtered through of the withdrawal of one of the pre-race favourites, Frank Schleck of Luxembourg.

Amador takes stage 14 of 2012 Giro

Costa Rica’s Andre Amador defied the elements to win stage 14 of the Giro d’Italia in the Alps as Canadian Ryder Hesjedal moved back into the pink jersey.

Movistar’s Amador outsprinted fellow escapees Jan Barta (NetApp) and Alessandro De Marchi (Androni Giocattoli) to take the first professional win of his career in cold and wet Cervinia

Amador takes stage 14 of the Giro

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Costa Rica’s Andre Amador defied the elements to win stage 14 of the Giro d’Italia in the Alps as Canadian Ryder Hesjedal moved back into the pink jersey.

Movistar’s Amador outsprinted fellow escapees Jan Barta (NetApp) and Alessandro De Marchi (Androni Giocattoli) to take the first professional win of his career in cold and wet Cervinia

Hat-Trick for Cav, as he takes stage 13 of the Giro

Britain’s Mark Cavendish took his third win of the Giro d’Italia with victory in stage 13 at Cervere after an incident-free bunch sprint. This report from Felix Lowe at Eurosport

Cavendish was always the favourite to take the 121km stage – the shortest of this year’s race.
Two riders – Martijn Keizer (Vacansoleil-DCM) and Francesco Failli (Farnese Vini) – broke clear of the bunch after just 1.5km of racing as the road headed uphill from the coastal town of Savona and into the Ligurian Apennine mountains.
The pair built up a maximum lead of five minutes as they crossed the summit of the only classified climb of the day, the Cat.4 Montezemolo, but were eventually reeled in with 22km remaining as the pace quickened in the peloton.
It was Dutchman Keizer’s fifth day riding in a break since the start of the race – and his second time alongside Italian Failli, with whom he formed part of the leading group days earlier in stage 10.
With no tight bends or technical difficulties in the lead up to the finish, Friday’s stage 13 promised a pure sprinting duel between the race’s fast men.

But Cavendish almost reacquainted himself with the tarmac when coming close to touching wheels with both team-mate Geraint Thomas and Orica GreenEdge rival Matthew Goss in the final straight.
Boxed in on the right-hand side of the road, Cavendish also found himself shoulder-to-shoulder with new foe Roberto Ferrari, the Italian stage 11 winner who caused the mass pile-up after swerving into his British counterpart back on Danish soil in stage three.
As the road opened out in front, Cavendish spotted a gap and made his move – only to check his pace as former HTC team-mate Goss appeared to close the door. The Australian, who initially led out the sprint, faded in the final 100m, allowing Cavendish and a whole raft of riders to pass.
None could match the world champion for speed as Cavendish powered to a 10th career win in the Giro. It was the 26-year-old’s third of the race – and Cavendish had time to raise three fingers in symbolic celebration as Kristoff’s late surge behind saw the Norwegian pip Renshaw for second.
“I came into the Giro in really good form and ideally I’d have liked to have been able to kind of relax through the first week but the crash changed all that,” added Cavendish.
“It took me a week to really fully recover and get my legs back again. The guys are really looking after me though; they are keeping me protected throughout the stages which is perfect and I want to go to Milan and win the points jersey.”
Italy’s Sacha Modolo (Colnago) took fourth ahead of compatriot Elia Favilli (Farnese Vini) while Goss was forced to settle for sixth.
There was no change in the overall standings ahead of Saturday’s first rendezvous with the mountains: Spaniard Joaquim Rodriguez (Katusha) retained a 17-second lead over Canada’s Ryder Hesjedal (Garmin-Barracuda), with Frenchman Sandy Casar (FDJ) in third at 29 seconds.
The Giro continues over the weekend with two gruelling stages – both with tough summit finishes – in the Alps.

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The Bar Italia Scooter Club celebrating it’s 10th birthday with the help of Creative FX

Vehicle wrapping and signage specialist, Creative FX, is helping Bar Italia Scooter Club celebrate its tenth anniversary by producing banners and marketing material for its rideout events taking place in and around London throughout 2012.

Founded in 2002 by Al Richmond, London’s premier classic scooter club, Bar Italia is celebrating a decade of existence and is arranging a series of events and rideouts to mark the occasion. “2012 is going to be a fantastic year, with lots of public interest in London life,” says Nick Robins, who runs Bar Italia Scooter Club. “Our continued programme of scooter rides and events will move things up a notch to celebrate not only our anniversary, but also the Olympics and the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.

“It’s a great opportunity to not only recognise ten official years of the club, but to acknowledge the British culture it is founded on,” Robins continues. The club’s history dates back to the late 50s/early 60s when young ‘mods’ started meeting regularly at Soho coffee shop, Bar Italia, which the scooter club is named after and where it continues to meet today.

Bromley-based signage specialists and scooter enthusiasts, Creative FX are designing and printing banners to promote the events, and are also responsible for giving a lot of the iconic vehicles a personal touch. “We have a real passion for scooter panel wraps,” explains Creative FX Director, Sean Davis. “Not only do they look great, they also protect the panels from stone chips and minor abrasions, keeping the classic scooters just that – classic.”

The first event took place on Saturday 24 March and was arranged with the well-established ‘Kickstart Rideout’ to mark the official scootering season. Attended by approximately 400 riders from across London and the South East, including a number of Creative FX clients and staff, the ride began at the London Eye before attendees travelled en masse across London to the Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich.

“400 scooters trying to get through the West End traffic was a laugh!” says Davis, who was at the event. “We’re looking forward to the next one now.”
Next up was the ‘Buckingham Palace Rideout’ which took place on Saturday 5 May.
For more information on future events please check http://newuntouchables.ning.com/group/baritaliascooterclub

Lars Bak wins stage 12 in Giro d’Italia

Result and standings after the 155-km 12th stage of the Giro d’Italia from Seravezza to Sestri Levante on Thursday

Stage result 1. Lars Bak (Denmark / Lotto) 3 hrs 58 mins 55s 2. Sandy Casar (France / FDJ) +11″ 3. Andrey Amador (Costa Rica / Movistar) 4. Jan Bakelants (Belgium / RadioShack) 5. Ivan Santaromita (Italy / BMC Racing) 6. Jackson Rodriguez (Venezuela / Androni Giocattoli) 7. Amets Txurruka (Spain / Euskaltel) 8. Martijn Keizer (Netherlands / Vacansoleil) +43″ 9. Michal Golas (Poland / Omega Pharma – Quick-Step) +48″ 10. Juan Antonio Flecha (Spain / Team Sky) +3:34″

Overall standings 1. Joaquim Rodriguez (Spain / Katusha) 51 hrs 19 mins 08s 2. Ryder Hesjedal (Canada / Garmin) +17″ 3. Sandy Casar (France / FDJ) +26″ 4. Paolo Tiralongo (Italy / Astana) +32″ 5. Ivan Santaromita (Italy / BMC Racing) +49″ 6. Roman Kreuziger (Czech Republic / Astana) +52″ 7. Benat Intxausti (Spain / Movistar) 8. Ivan Basso (Italy / Liquigas) +57″ 9. Damiano Caruso (Italy / Liquigas) +1:02″ 10. Dario Cataldo (Italy / Omega Pharma – Quick-Step) +1:03″
King of the mountains standings 1. Michal Golas (Poland / OmegaPharma-Quick-Step) 33 points 2. Miguel Angel Rubiano (Colombia/AndroniGiocattoli) 24 3. Paolo Tiralongo (Italy / Astana) 9 4. Domenico Pozzovivo (Italy / Colnago – CSF) 9 5. Jan Bakelants (Belgium / RadioShack) 9 6. Cesare Benedetti (Italy / NetApp) 7 7. Olivier Kaisen (Belgium / Lotto) 6 8. Ivan Santaromita (Italy / BMC Racing) 6 9. Alfredo Balloni (Italy / Farnese Vini) 6 10. Sandy Casar (France / FDJ) 5

Points standings 1. Mark Cavendish (Britain / Team Sky) 77 2. Matthew Goss (Australia / Orica) 65 3. Joaquim Rodriguez (Spain / Katusha) 55 4. Domenico Pozzovivo (Italy / Colnago – CSF) 49 5. Martijn Keizer (Netherlands / Vacansoleil) 40 6. Miguel Angel Rubiano (Colombia / Androni Giocattoli) 36 7. Ryder Hesjedal (Canada / Garmin) 36 8. Francisco Ventoso (Spain / Movistar) 32 9. Geoffrey Soupe (France / FDJ) 32 10. Paolo Tiralongo (Italy / Astana) 31
Team standings 1. Movistar (Spain) 152 hrs 43 mins 08 secs 2. Liquigas (Italy) +1:51″ 3. BMC Racing (United States) +2:02″ 4. Omega Pharma – Quick-Step (Belgium) +2:49″ 5. Astana (Kazakhstan) +2:54″ 6. Garmin (United States) +3:35″ 7. Vacansoleil (Netherlands) +3:59″ 8. Lampre (Italy) +4:29″ 9. Androni Giocattoli (Italy) +5:52″ 10. Euskaltel (Spain) +6:34″

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Roberto Ferrari takes stage 11 of the 2012 Giro

This report from Daily Telegraph.

Roberto Ferrari grabs maiden grand tour stage win as Joaquim Rodríguez retains pink jersey!

Ferrari sprinted to his first grand tour stage victory on the longest stage in the Giro d’Italia, the 255-kilometre 11th stage from Assisi to Montecatini Terme on Wednesday, while Joaquim Rodríguez retained the overall lead.

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The new single from The Soho Hobo – ‘Manners On The Manor’

Well known face around Soho and Bar Italia regular Tim Arnold is a lover of ‘The Naughty Square Mile’ of Soho and is currently documenting the area and those who live and work there in various projects, including a book and a theatre production.

He has also written an album which celebrates the area, and the first single from that is this, ‘Manners On The Manor’ in which we get a nice name echeck. Take a look….

New leader in the Giro, as ‘Little Cigar’ takes the Pink Jersey

This report from Eurosport

Spanish overall contender Joaquim Rodriguez used his trademark uphill surge to blast away from his rivals and claim Tuesday’s 10th stage win and the overall lead in the Giro d’Italia.

Rodriguez darted clear of a pack of favourites 150 metres from the agonisingly steep summit finish in the heart of Assisi’s old town.
Poland’s Bartosz Huzarksi finished runner-up, two seconds behind, with Italy’s Giovanni Visconti in third.
It was a first stage win in the Giro for the 33-year-old Catalan climber who dislodged previous overall leader Ryder Hesjedal
The Canadian slipped to second, 17 seconds behind, with Paolo Tiralongo of Italy third at 32 seconds.

““My first thought and thanks today go to my team,” said Rodriguez, nicknamed “Little Cigar” for his short, stocky stature.
“”They rode their hearts out to make sure I was exactly where I needed to be in the last kilometre.”

Fifth in last year’s Giro, and fourth in the 2010 Vuelta, when asked if he could win it, Rodriguez said: ““I will try my best. The podium’s the objective for now.”
“The Katusha rider added: “It’s not too early for me to lead. Whatever happens, happens, but I know I’m going home with at least one leader’s jersey in my suitcase.”

Sixth on the stage, overnight leader Hesjedal said he had accepted that a rider like Rodriguez would make a move and try and wrest the top spot from him.
“”I knew it was very possible he’d attack” he told journalists. ““Rodriguez is the best in the world at this sort of uphill finish, but there’s a long way to go yet to Milan.”
Wednesday’s stage sees the sprinters return to the fore, with a 255-km stretch from Assisi to Montecatini Terme. The Giro ends on May 27 in Milan and is shown LIVE each day in Bar Italia