Giro d’Italia Starts This Weekend

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Posted Saturday 5th May 2012 –

The Grand Tour season kicks off today with the start of the Giro d’Italia. Despite it being the Tour of Italy today’s first stage takes place in Denmark with a fast 8.7km prologue around the streets of Herning. For fans in the UK the race will be televised on British Eurosport with first stage coverage beginning at 2:30pm.

To help get in the mood we’ve watched the great Giro preview video a few times already, it’s well worth a look.

Without Contador competing due to his 2 year ban who will take this years honours?