October 28th marks the start of the race to snap up a bib for the 2021 edition of the Granfondo Stelvio Santini: between then and the end of the year, 1,500 bibs will be available at a special early bird price of just 70 euro. From January 1st, 2021 to the close of entries, it […]
The virtual version of the Granfondo Stelvio Santini took place on the indoor cycling platform ROUVY on last Sunday with Wolfgang A. Pappler and Laura Arango emerging as overall winners in the Stelvio time trial. The top six ranked cyclists – three men and three women – will all receive a Santini Cycling Wear kit […]
The final climb in the Granfondo Stelvio Santini is coming to ROUVY: the famous indoor cycling platform will be allowing all cycling fans to tackle the Stelvio Pass climb on June 7, the day the Valtellina Granfondo should have taken place. The top three men and the top three women finishers will receive prizes of […]
Entries will be valid for 2021 edition. Santini Cycling Wear and US Bormiese have announced the cancellation of the Granfondo Stelvio Santini 2020 edition because of the healthcare crisis in Italy and across the world caused by the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Athletes that purchased bibs for the cycling event can, however, use them […]
All sporting challenges need solid, dependable allies and the 2020 Granfondo Stelvio Santini has just that in its new sponsor, go-to sports fabric manufacturer, Polartec. In partnership with Santini Cycling Wear, this year’s entrants will be donning an official race jersey made from around five plastic bottles (depending on size). The jersey boasts unique characteristics […]
The Cima Coppi is the summit with the highest altitude reached by cyclists during the Giro d’Italia. It was established in 1965, five years after the death of the “Il Campionissimo” (champion of champions) Fausto Coppi. Naturally, depending on the altitude profile of the Giro d’Italia, the Cima Coppi changes from year to year. The […]
This is the story of the last record attempt of Giuliano Calore, a racing cyclist, world champion of extreme cycling, holder of 13 records and won 98 medals. He was born in Padova (north-east Italy) in 1938. The movie titled “48 Tornanti di Notte” (48 Hairpin Bends by Night) tells about his most impressive challenge […]
Hugo Koblet, “Pédaleur de charme“, and Fausto Coppi, “Il Campionissimo”, two post-war era giants. They were good friends, until the Giro d’Italia 1953 edition. After that Giro, they would never speak to each other again. But, what happened?
Stage 16 of the Giro d’Italia 2014 is a 139 km high mountain stage from Ponte di Legno to Val Martello (Martelltal). It is this years’ Cima Coppi stage.
The route of the Giro d’Italia 2014, the 97th edition of the Italian grand tour, has been unveiled. The race will start in Belfast, Ireland, on May 9th, Friday; and finish in Trieste, Italy, on June 01, Sunday. There will be total of 21 stages with three rest days.