O'Grady's TT Bike
A special Wilier Trestina bike for Stuey...photos and a description.
Garate: "my chance to do something big", Scarponi ten days of racing, is
this ideal preparation? Liquigas Bianchi "will be a key player", Ribeiro
d'Italia- Nuno Ribeiro Excluded from the Race
The Giro lost one rider two days before the start, after the Portuguese
failed the blood tests carried out by the UCI this morning.
Seguros - Official Statement
Liberty Seguros respond to the news that Nuno Ribeiro is excluded from the
Teams: Fassa Bortolo
There are three teams tifosi will be watching more than others: Lampre,
Discovery, and this one.
Teams - Discovery Channel
The...American...team brings former Giro winner Savoldelli.
Teams - Lampre Caffita
Cunego and Simoni, both in form, both determined to win the Maglia Rosa...
Teams - T-Mobile
Magenta excitement for the Maglia Rosa...
Teams - Euskaltel-Euskadi
After a dire and winless season to date, the Orange Flashes badly need
some flashes of brilliance to resurrect their season. Can Zubeldia or
TerminAitor deliver a good performance?
Teams: Illes Balears
The islands team brings aggressive and talented riders to the Giro.
Teams- Ceramiche Panaria-Navigare
The other Orange Warriors. Or maybe just the real ones, even if they
aren't a Pro tour team. Their 2005 tally is sensational. And so is their
roster. None of them is a GC threat at the Giro, but all of them are here
with a mission: to rock.
Teams - Team Phonak
Phonak brings an interesting team to the Giro d'Italia.
Teams- Credit Agricole
What do you do when your sprinter canít beat Petacchi?
Teams- Bouygues Telecom
All-French Bouygues bring a blend of old hands and nervous youngsters, as
indefatigable Rous guns for rosa...
Gerolsteiner Goes Giro!
McEwen, Steels, Vogels...
An emergency re-shuffling for the Rabo-boys.
Cipo who? Okay, with the Lion King in the bunch, it would have been quite
a different story. But with Garzelli, Di Luca, Cioni, Wegelius etc.
running the Liqui-boys still have the potential to roar.
An interesting team backing up Il Grillo...
Teams- Saunier-Duval Prodir
Here is the "red bird" team.
Teams- Francaise des Jeux
Gunning for stage glory with a good Cooke and his sprint stokers, with
Casar the lone hunter for rosa.
2005 Route map. Click for larger image.
Courtesy Gazzetta dello Sport