Two bikes used by Marco Pantani in Tour de France sold for 13,000 and 8,000 Euro at an auction in Italy. 1998 bike sold for 13,000 Euro (Pantani won Tour de France in 1998).
Stage 15 of Giro d’Italia 2013 edition is a High Mountain stage with summit finish. It will start from Cesana Torinese and finish at legendary Col du Galibier (from Valloire). The length of the course is 150 kilometers. The route also contains epic climbs of Col du Mont Cenis and Col du Télégraphe.
The route of the Giro d’Italia 2013 has been unveiled. The race will start in Napoli on May 4th, 2013, Saturday and finish in Brescia on May 26th, 2013, Sunday.
Giro d’Italia announces stage finish on the Galibier in tribute to Pantani: first time in Giro history, on Sunday 19th May, 2013, Stage 15 of Giro d’Italia 2013 edition will finish at the top of the legendary Col du Galibier.