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Esteban Chaves to ride the Giro again instead of the Tour de France
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Esteban Chaves to ride the Giro again instead of the Tour de France

Esteban Chaves will participate in the Giro d’Italia in 2017.

The Colombian rider will delay his debut in the Tour de France to participate in the Corsa Rosa where he finished in second place in 2016.

Chaves made the announcement in an interview with DeportesRCN.

 
Nairo Quintana may ride Giro dItalia and Tour de France Double
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Nairo Quintana may ride Giro dItalia and Tour de France Double

During a press conference at the end of the first concentration of the team ahead of the 2017 season, Movistar has confirmed that Nairo Quintana is considering to ride the upcoming Giro dItalia and the Tour de France.

The chance of Quintana riding both Grand Tours is more than 50 percent as after the Tour he recovered so well that he won the Vuelta.

 

 
Vincenzo Nibali: It would be great to have Chris Froome ride the Giro
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Vincenzo Nibali: It would be great to have Chris Froome ride the Giro

Current champion Vincenzo Nibali commented that he would "want Tour de France winner Chris Froome to ride the 100th edition of the race".

The comments made after the presentation of the route of the 2017 Giro dItalia could have been inspired by Froome himself, who posted in a tweet that he loved the route, in leaked information the day before the official presentation.

In the past the three-time Tour de France champion said that his participation in the Italian race would affect his preparations for the French Grand To, but Froome could be suggesting his intentions.

 
LIVE STREAM: 2017 Giro d'Italia Route Revealed
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2017 Giro dItalia Route Revealed

The route for 2017 has been officially unveiled in Milan today.

La Corsa Rosa celebrates its centenary in 2017 and remains entirely in Italy. The 2017 Giro d'Italia Route includes 9 mountain stages with 4 mountain top finishes and 2 Individual Time Trials.

There are some incredible stages including Mount Etna and a double climb of the Stelvio after the Mortirolo.

Find the full stage details here.

 
Nibali will target centenary Giro d'Italia
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Nibali will target centenary Giro d Italia

Bahrain-Merida rider Vincenzo Nibali will be one of the stars attending tonights official presentation in Milan as he plans to defend the Maglia Rosa.

The 2017 100th centenary edition of the Giro includes stages in Sardinia and Sicily with the first Mountain stage on the slopes of Mount Etna were Nibali used to train. This is followed by a finish in his hometown of Messina.

The route features 9 mountains stages, with 4 mountain top finishes and two individual time trials on stage 10 and the last day in Milan.

Click here for full details of the 2017 Giro dItalia Route including all the stages, profiles and more.