Tag: Tirreno-Adriatico

Tirreno-Adriatico: Breakaway caught on wrong side of the tracks

Stage 7 – Ascoli Piceno to Civitanova Marche There are plenty of things that will kill you in a bike race. A pile up in the peloton, crashing into something hard and stationary; missing a turn and riding off the side of a mountain…

Tirreno-Adriatico: Breaking the fourth wall with Alan Marangoni

Tirreno-Adriatico: Stage 4 – Montalto di Castro to Terminillo It takes a certain quality in a rider to repeatedly join doomed breakaways, and somehow make it fun to watch. Alan Marangoni has this quality, bike racing’s ultimate breakawayeur. The signs were there earlier in…

Tirreno-Adriatico: Stefan Küng and the Battle of Serrazzano

Tirreno-Adriatico Stage 2: Camaiore to Pomarance So you’re riding along on your camera motorbike, getting some nice footage of the peloton as riders reach the small town of Serrazzano, beginning their climb up the narrow streets, when you suddenly get the feeling you’re in…

Tirreno-Adriatico: Team Sky run into metaphor problems

Tirreno-Adriatica Stage 1 – Lido di Camaiore to Lido di Camaiore I might not be the first to say it, but the wheels are falling off Team Sky. We saw proof today on live TV. It had been a theme all day, starting hours…

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