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He was an everyman rider, and he’s an authoritative leader and strong personality. Every detail is planned and the order of rotation is tweaked, worked on, and perfected. I had videos, profiles, terrain and weather reports, and I took it back to show the riders at the meeting. Thomas De Gendt of Vacansoleil attacked over the Mortirolo and joined up with his team-mate Marco Carrara who’d also escaped earlier in the day. “Ryder’s talent isn’t his lab value, but from an immunological and hormonal perspective, his body is robust. “That was my bad day,” reveals Hesjedal. I had a couple of bike changes and rode my spare bike for the first time. Garmin showed how confident they had become when Hesjedal took the pink jersey a few days later on stage seven. Ryder Hesjedal made his third consecutive appearance at an Olympic Games in 2012 and competed in road cycling’s individual time trial and road race events, finishing 28th and 63rd respectively. He was the best of all the GC contenders, finishing 17th, 29 seconds behind Phinney, but 14 seconds clear of 44th-placed Joaquim Rodriguez. This was the first race he did on the [Cervélo] T5, and he was doing corners in the aero bars that he wouldn’t have done before. "I couldn't have done it without them. Hesjedal was growing in confidence and stature as he pulled on the pink jersey that evening, and Wegelius was starting to think that aiming for the top five was setting their sights a little low, but that they still had to be careful. Hesjedal, claimed the pink jersey from Spain’s Joaquim Rodriguez after the 28.2km final-day time trial. “If anybody had more to give on that climb and they didn’t chase, they made a big mistake,” Hesjedal says bluntly. But was it here that Hesjedal struck his most important blow? He’d already missed out on taking the lead when the early break stayed away on stage six, and Adriano Malori stole in front of him, to Hesjedal’s frustration. “We knew that if we won the TTT we’d be in a good position GC-wise. The staff were eating on one table, the riders on another, and he was turned 90 degrees from me. Ryder Hesjedal was the racer that made headlines on Sunday, winning the 2012 Giro d'Italia over longtime leader Joaquim Rodriguez thanks to a furious finish in the individual time trial in Milan. Twisted tactics Complete Final 2012 Giro d'Italia General Classification: 3,502 km raced at an average speed of 38.210 km/hr . Hesjedal's victory is also the first Grand Tour podium finish for his Garmin team in their five-year history. The stage one time trial of the 2012 Giro in Herning, Denmark, was one for the purists. That’s why you have a race. So its official Ryder Hesjedal has won the Giro d’Italia and created cycling history by becoming the first Canadian to win. Canadian cyclist Ryder Hesjedal, winner of the 2012 Giro d'Italia, has admitted doping "more than 10 years ago". “After the Mortirolo, we had to regroup,” says Peiper. With 800 metres to go, the Katusha rider went for it. Hesjedal, Vaughters suggested, should lead the team at the Giro. I got worried when I read people saying they were riding for second, and that Hesjedal was the strongest. One-of-a-kind experience. On the surface, the tactics looked nonsensical, especially seen in the harsh light of hindsight. Every pedal stroke that he and Peter did that day was part of my win.”. Eric Ryder Hesjedal (/ r aɪ d ər h ɛ ʒ ɑː d ɑː l /) (føddur 9. desember 1980) er ein kanadiskur professionellur kappsúkklari, ið súkklar fyri UCI ProTeam Trek-Segafredo. “Christian was crucial. “But it’s also the event with the most variables. Meticulous He rode strongly in the prologue and managed to keep out of trouble – until stage six. We’d have to ride conservatively and use our resources really wisely.”. “We put ourselves in the position to use energy if necessary, but the riders were metering it out just enough, and never overcooking it.”. He has a calm and intelligent way of telling the riders what to do, and they listen intently to him.”. The stage crossed some early climbs, then the very steep Mortirolo, before a long valley drag up to the base of the Stelvio. Hesjedal bought in. We didn’t play off them, but we knew what they were doing.”. It was at the moment of Hesjedal’s attack that Peiper became convinced he would win the Giro. But in Vaughters’ opinion, they had no choice. He can ride in the wind all day, but he has that smoothness of acceleration from the track, so he can ride on the front without putting a climber into difficulty,” explains Wegelius. “I’ve never seen Ryder start a time trial like he did this one. People make statements, knowing everyone will read it, and it’s a dance. Taylor Phinney and Geraint Thomas dominated it, with Garmin’s Rasmussen in third. A week long cycling camp designed for cyclists seeking a one-of-a-kind experience. “He wasn’t very keen on it at first,” Vaughters tells Cycle Sport. Hesjedal’s attack on Alpe di Pampeago put him 13 seconds closer to Rodriguez, just 17 seconds behind the Spaniard overall. On the stage to Cortina d’Ampezzo, Liquigas had stifled the race, while Hesjedal and Rodriguez matched each other on the climb. Vande Velde, in Wegelius’s opinion, was key to Hesjedal’s win, both for the work he did on the road, but also the work he did before and after the stages. He got caught, but got his breath to hang on and stay with them to the line and take the jersey. The rest of the team were what Allan Peiper describes as “musclemen” – Sebastien Rosseler, Ramunas Navardauskas, Jack Bauer and Alex Rasmussen. We showed him the route and the profiles and he saw that the route was very back-loaded. A verseny a dániai Herning városában kezdődött 2012. május 5-én, és Milánóban ért véget május 27-én. Garmin’s Ryder Hesjedal came out of the Giro in shape of his life, with his morale sky high after his historic win. Momentum is everything in a Grand Tour. Ryder Hesjedal is a retired Canadian professional cyclist, and the first Canadian to win a Grand Tour race with his victory at the 2012 Giro d’Italia. Hesjedal's career highlights. I really gave it some — at that point there’s not a whole lot to it.”. Trending Trending In a weeklong race, Ryder can get top 10, but he’s not great at those because he’s a diesel. Five Garmin riders were in the top 17, and all but one finished in the top 50 — Peter Stetina was 52nd. De Gendt’s lead stretched to over five minutes at one point; he was threatening to win overall, and still Rodriguez and Katusha wouldn’t chase. “I got to the team bus and had to ride a bike up the final kilometre to take Ryder’s recuperation drink to him. For North American riders, there’s also a natural tendency to focus on the Tour,” Wegelius says. View full results of Giro d'Italia 2012, won by Ryder Hesjedal before Joaquim Rodríguez (2nd) and Thomas De Gendt (3rd). He turned professional with U.S. Hearing it from him gives it extra value because he’s so experienced.”. Hesjedal, claimed the pink jersey from Spain’s Joaquim Rodriguez after the 28.2km final-day time trial. Thomas De Gendt (Bel/Vacansoleil) at 1 minute 1 second, 6. May 26, 2012 2012 Giro d'Italia Update: Robbie Hunter Disqualified . But none of them took into account the fact that the race was almost three weeks old. “We’d done some recon of the final, and Vande Velde knew to lead into the downhill before the kick-up with 1,300 metres to go. The other notable thing about the Herning time trial was the performance of Garmin as a whole. He has to train more to get there, but he’s one of the few riders who, the harder he trains, the faster he goes.”. Ryder Hesjedal (Garmin-Barracuda) 91hr 39min 2sec As the Belgian stretched away, Hesjedal suddenly looked isolated; with Vande Velde ahead, and Stetina getting dropped on the Mortirolo, his rivals hung him out to dry. But he rides on the track, too. But it didn’t all go to plan. New posts Giro 2012 Ryder Hesjedal Thread ( spoiler alert!)) “He also has an incredible capacity to absorb hard work. Don’t turn around. Ryder Hesjedal became Canada's first grand tour winner as he snatched victory from Joaquim Rodríguez on a dramatic final stage of the Giro d'Italia.Thirty-one … It was a good Giro already.”. There are no tactics left: the riders will come in today in order of how strong they are. If you use this photograph outside Wikimedia, I would highly appreciate if you let me know by email or on my talk page, as I'm curious where my work is used. In a straight out-and-back course it would be just him against his competitors, but there were more variables here. He was on his game.”. 2003 Photo: Courtesy Jack Claassen Click on the picture to enlarge. These little things add up.”. Winning mentality Ryder Hesjedal (Can/Garmin-Barracuda), 91 hours, 39 minutes, 2 seconds, 2. After this stage, he looked like a potential winner, and his rivals should have known it. He rode strongly in the prologue and managed to keep out of trouble – until stage six. MORE: 2012 Giro d’Italia canadian Giro d’Italia cbc Giro d'Italia Giro d’Italia 2012 news Ryder Hesjedal Ryder Hesjedal cyclist ryder-hesjedal-giro-d’italia video. Ryder Hesjedal became Canada's first grand tour winner as he snatched victory from Joaquim Rodríguez on a dramatic final stage of the Giro d'Italia.Thirty-one … With margins that tight, it’s impossible to say where the Giro was won and lost. Vande Velde’s part in the plan was significant — historically he has benefitted from riding two Grand Tours in a season — so he’d support Hesjedal as well as build towards the Tour de France. But he had one last job to do in Italy, and he flew to Milan to help Hesjedal’s final effort of the race: the stage 21 time trial. A week long cycling camp designed for cyclists seeking a one-of-a-kind experience. Before this stage, Hesjedal had looked like a good rider who’d taken advantage of favourable terrain to keep his place in the top three. 6th Ryder Hesjedal (Garmin - Barracuda) + 1:09 to win the 2012 Giro d'Italia by 16s: share this photo: Ryder Hesjedal crossing the line at Piazza Duomo: share this photo: Pure climber Michele Scarponi (Lampre-ISD) put up a good fight finishing 22nd + 1:54, but it wasn't enough to keep the final podium position. Eric Ryder Hesjedal: Born December 9, 1980 (age 39) Victoria ... Giro d'Italia General classification 2 TTT stages (2008, 2012) Vuelta a España 2 individual stages (2009, 2014) One-day races and Classics. It would involve a complete restructuring of goals and training. At Garmin’s pre-season get-together at the team’s base in Boulder in November, Hesjedal was summoned to a meeting with Vaughters, and managers Allan Peiper and Charly Wegelius. His time put him 16 seconds ahead of Joaquim Rodríguez for the overall win. If Hesjedal had been the epitome of cool throughout the Giro, he finally woke up nervous on the morning of the final stage. Giro d'Italia (2012) Photos; Stage 9: San Giorgio nel Sannio → Frosinone, 166 km « Stage 08 photos return to: « Giro d'Italia 2012 Live Dashboard | Giro d'Italia (2012) photo gallery Stage 10 photos »: The fatigue of eight days of racing including two in the Maglia Rosa is starting to show on the face Ryder Hesjedal (Garmin - Barracuda) prior to the stage 9 start in San Giorgio nel Sannio “I understood his concerns, but I kept on pushing, saying, ‘Ryder, the Giro is suited to you’. Ryder Hesjedal made his third consecutive appearance at an Olympic Games in 2012 and competed in road cycling’s individual time trial and road race events, finishing 28th and 63rd respectively. Rodriguez didn’t chase, nor did Scarponi, who at least had the excuse of his team-mate Cunego also being in the escape. Hesjedal won the 95th Giro d'Italia finishing 16 seconds ahead of Joaquin Rodriguez in the general classification after overhauling the Spaniard's lead on the final stage in Milan. “He knows the races inside out, and he organises everyone on the road. He competed in international races between 1998 and 2016, first in mountain biking and then in road racing, and represented Canada at three Olympic Summer Games. Click here to add a picture to the photo album. This article was first published in Cycle Sport August 2012. It was a stage in which only the strongest riders could hope to survive yet it was raced in a very tactical way. Pundits speculated about how much time he would cede to Rodriguez on its steep slopes, which on the surface, suited the Spaniard more than the Canadian. Giro d'Italia 2012 Stage 21: Ryder Hesjedal Rides For Maglia Rosa During Time Trial In Milan. “The team never panicked or used too much energy,” says Vaughters. For me, the most shocking part of Ryder Hesjedals 2012 Giro d’Italia win, was that a North American Grand Tour contender actually came to race, rather than simply ride the Giro. His best results are 1st place in GC Giro d'Italia, 2x stage Vuelta a … Ryder Hesjedal's victory in the 2012 Giro was a surprise to the cycling world, but not to the Garmin team, who'd planned it in meticulous detail. “Everyone gave everything, and everybody rode honestly. There were several tactics being employed, some of which looked well-planned, others of which looked hastily improvised. “We had a team that was able to go at 55 kilometres per hour to the base of the climbs, and that put us one step ahead of the other leaders. Rodriguez is a stronger climber and Hesjedal a stronger all-around rider, and once it became clear Hesjedal could hang in the mountains, there was a sense of inevitability to his Giro win. A 2012-es Giro d’Italia a 95. olasz kerékpáros körverseny volt. “Christian said that evening that it might have been Garmin’s finest ever day. Pampeago plan Date: 27 May 2012: Source: Own work: Author: Goldmund100: Taken by Luca Volpi (Goldmund100) | Visit my Photo Gallery. Garmin didn’t have a full team of climbing domestiques, so they exploited their strength on the flat instead. Rodriguez, who led by 31 seconds overnight, finished 16 seconds behind in second with Thomas De Gendt third. “He’s really helpful – he’s the nagging voice in Ryder’s ear, keeping him awake. Alex Rasmussen (Den/Garmin-Barracuda) at 1 minute, 5. For me, the most shocking part of Ryder Hesjedals 2012 Giro d’Italia win, was that a North American Grand Tour contender actually came to race, rather than simply ride the Giro. “There was a tunnel with 500 metres to go, and I saw the picture of him coming out of the tunnel, like a classic ride from the old days. Ryder Hesjedal (born 1980-12-09) is a road racing cyclist from Canada and was active between 2002 and 2016. Robby Ketchell had gone to the USA after the team time trial, to work with Garmin at the Tour of California. English: Ryder Hesjedal celebrating 2012 giro in Milano. It’s hard-won and easily lost, and it had been uppermost in Wegelius’s mind since that November meeting. But Hesjedal dominated the final three mountain stages and the time trial. We were able to communicate that to him through the race and that was critical.”. Basically, he won the Giro because he out-dieseled everybody. After retiring at the end of 2016, Ryder Hesjedal retired from pro cycling. If his rivals wanted to beat him, they had to put him out of the race before his ascendancy in the final week. “The night before Pampeago, in the team hotel, I was watching Ryder. Hesjedal and Rodriguez spent the next week and a half swapping the pink jersey back and forth, never separated by more than a handful of seconds. “I did my race, I took my chances, and I won. He might be the first Canadian to win a Grand Tour – the 2012 Giro d’Italia – but Ryder Hesjedal got his start in cross country mountain biking. “Ryder took 28 seconds out of Rodriguez in the first 10k,” says Peiper. “The acceleration has to be smooth and soft. Rasmussen was third. Some riders have a high VO2 Max, me for example. It was a curious event in terms of the final result: of the final top 10, only Hesjedal finished within 30 seconds of Phinney, but it was their times in relation to each other which were important. “It took a bit of lobbying to get him on board.”, Vaughters adds, “The good thing about Ryder is that he’s stubborn and he’s a pain in the ass. Ebben az évben a hegyi pontversenyt vezető versenyző trikója zöldről kékre változott szponzori okokból. Significantly, for the 2012 Giro, that other rider was Joaquim Rodriguez. The team practiced standing starts until they could achieve top speed, with everybody in the right place in the line, as quickly as possible. “I took a huge boost in morale from that stage,” Hesjedal tells Cycle Sport. View full results of Giro d'Italia 2012, won by Ryder Hesjedal before Joaquim Rodríguez (2nd) and Thomas De Gendt (3rd). The 2012 Giro d'Italia was a fight between two men, Team Katusha's Joaquim Rodriguez and Garmin-Barracuda's Ryder Hesjedal. The lead swung back and forth so much that it looked almost like an equal fight. In fact, through the race, Garmin had been careful to conserve their resources. Joaquin Rodriguez, (Esp/Katusha) at 16 seconds, 3. His best results are 1st place in GC Giro d'Italia, 2x stage Vuelta a … The brave Spaniard gained 14 seconds, but he must have known it wouldn’t be enough. On the rest day we were able to recon it with the entire team, doing rotations, seeing the start and the finish. 2012 Giro d'Italia winner will compete in five-day race then the WorldTour events in Quebec and Montreal Ryder Hesjedal to retire at the end of 2016 season By Cycling News Advanced search. Hesjedal was there for the general classification, with Christian Vande Velde as his main climbing support. Any advantage Rodriguez had would be negated by Hesjedal’s extraordinary stamina. “Before the race we did a lot of TT preparation in Denmark, and he was riding on the TT bike, next to the car and he told me he felt amazing. One of the best places in the world to ride all year around. “I know what it feels like as a rider to sit on the bus on the morning of stage 20,” says Wegelius. “We chose a well balanced team. Giro 2012 Ryder Hesjedal Thread ( spoiler alert!)) “There was bad weather, I was defending the jersey, having to take responsibility on a hard day. As Garmin set about rescuing the race on the Stelvio, the riders knew that the next 45 minutes would decide the destiny of the pink jersey. I knew I was good when I came here. “I did it based on feeling. They didn’t want Vande Velde too far ahead, so that they could call him back if they needed him. Vaughters disagrees. We could see that the middle was very important, with some big hills,” he says. My legs were good, so I tried.”. Canada's Ryder Hesjedal Kisses the trophy after winning the 95th Giro d'Italia, Tour of Italy cycling race, in Milan. Control Alex is good for that.”. Hesjedal has been able to stay with striking distance of Rodriguez, but he'll need to make a move soon, as the tour enters its fourth-to-last stage tomorrow. Giro D'Italia 2013 from 4-26/05/2013 started in Naples and finishing in Brescia. Book Now See how awesome it is! 2012 Giro d'Italia winner will compete in five-day race then the WorldTour events in Quebec and Montreal Ryder Hesjedal to retire at the end of 2016 season By Cycling News Geraint Thomas, (GB/Sky Procycling) at 39 seconds, 3. Book Now See how awesome it is! “We had it lined out, slightly downhill, dust coming off the road at 65 kilometres per hour, and our guys were drilling it,” says Peiper. So I did. “I’ve got more info than you guys on Ryder’s physiology,” Jonathan Vaughters tells Cycle Sport. “He was more nervous than I’d ever seen,” says Peiper. I was looking around, waiting for the attacks, and they weren’t happening. Ride with the 2012 Giro d’Italia champion Ryder Hesjedal in Mallorca (Spain). Ryder turned into the corner first and got a gap. “We waited as long as we dared, and said, you’ve got to ride now. I knew I had the strength in my legs — that’s the time to give it some, and see what’s happening. “Rodriguez, to his credit, threw everything he had at Ryder at the end,” says Peiper. The other climbing domestique was Peter Stetina, who’d quietly come 21st in his Giro debut the year before. We talked about that in the car when Ryder was left on his own.’”. The closer Hesjedal got to the finish without Rodriguez attacking, the better it was. “It was like a giant prologue – unlike most time trials, it was in a city, so there were a lot of corners. Eric Ryder Hesjedal is a Canadian retired professional racing cyclist who competed in both mountain biking and road racing between 1998 and 2016. MORE: 2012 Giro d’Italia canadian Giro d’Italia cbc Giro d'Italia Giro d’Italia 2012 news Ryder Hesjedal Ryder Hesjedal cyclist ryder-hesjedal-giro-d’italia video. It's all over for Ryder Hesjedal, the Canadian who surprised the bike racing world with his win in the 2012 Giro d'Italia. Stage seven was the first hard uphill finish of the Giro, and Garmin showed how much thought Vaughters and the team managers had put into selecting the team, and how to play to their strengths, in spite of their perceived weakness. We controlled it, set Ryder up and he took the jersey.”. The pacing has to be more finely-judged than, say, a sprint lead-out, and one rider in particular was very good at it. “The only way for Basso to win is to keep a high sustained pace for long periods of time, and then he can grind everyone’s legs off, like he did in 2010,” he says. "It was just an unreal experience from day one, with what we've been able to do, with the support of the team," said Hesjedal. “I knew they had to do something to me on the climb, and all I had to do was watch out for the attacks and respond,” says Hesjedal. Obsession “It was now our race to lose,” said Hesjedal. Sixteen seconds. After Stage 17 of the Giro d'Italia, Spain's Joaquim Rodriguez still holds a 30 second lead over Garmin-Barracuda's Ryder Hesjedal. “At that point, it could unfold in a lot of ways, but we remembered Evans riding with courage on the Galibier. Smooth and soft. Ryder Hesjedal (born 1980-12-09) is a road racing cyclist from Canada and was active between 2002 and 2016. “He felt it wasn’t so good for getting ready for the Tour and he didn’t know if he liked the idea. It’s unfortunate that Alex came off, but we were still fine. Hesjedal finished the day 30 seconds down overall. Ryder Hesjedal is a retired Canadian professional cyclist, and the first Canadian to win a Grand Tour race with his victory at the 2012 Giro d’Italia. “Alex Rasmussen is a brilliant time triallist. The 2012 Giro d'Italia winner, Ryder Hesjedal, has admitted to doping a decade ago. Here’s the story of how Garmin won their first Grand Tour, Friday May 3, 2012. I put time into all the other contenders, even if they weren’t looking at me as a contender.”. A verseny a dániai Herning városában kezdődött 2012. május 5-én, és Milánóban ért véget május 27-én. People might have been thinking they would drop me in a few days, and if they did, that’s fine. I could see the reactions to Hesjedal’s ride on Pampeago. Image: Sirotti Ryder Hesjedal finishes the final time trial on Stage 21 of the 2012 Giro d’Italia. Ryder Hesjedal was the racer that made headlines on Sunday, winning the 2012 Giro d'Italia over longtime leader Joaquim Rodriguez thanks to a furious finish in the individual time trial in Milan. “Part of the equation was going with Tyler for stage wins, and strong guys for the TTT,” says Peiper. Stetina got them into the Stelvio climb, then Vande Velde took over. He really put his stamp on the race then.”. With three very hard mountain stages to come, Rodriguez was the favourite again. The most technical section was at the start, and that’s where the time was being gained. Hesjedal turned the race on its head on Alpe di Pampeago. “By getting out of Denmark unscathed and getting the victory in the TTT it set a positive momentum behind the team that continued all the way through the race.”. Ride with the 2012 Giro d’Italia champion Ryder Hesjedal in Mallorca (Spain). Michele Scarponi (Ita/Lampre) at 2 minutes 5 seconds, 5. Tyler Farrar was there for the sprints, although he’d crash out of the race early, while the road captain was Robert Hunter, a master of the dark arts of understanding the dynamics of the peloton. Giro d'Italia (2012) Photos; Stage 9: San Giorgio nel Sannio → Frosinone, 166 km « Stage 08 photos return to: « Giro d'Italia 2012 Live Dashboard | Giro d'Italia (2012) photo gallery Stage 10 photos »: The fatigue of eight days of racing including two in the Maglia Rosa is starting to show on the face Ryder Hesjedal (Garmin - Barracuda) prior to the stage 9 start in San Giorgio nel Sannio Ryder Hesjedal’s victory in the 2012 Giro was a surprise to the cycling world, but not to the Garmin team, who’d planned it in meticulous detail. At the time, it looked like his rivals might not have been too worried about him going away from them. When you give him advice, he fights it. I could see his silhouette, and the light around him. He’s the link between the riders and the team car,” Wegelius says of Hunter. National Time Trial Championships (2007) Medal record. “With TTTs, a lot of people say you can dial in all the details,” says Ketchell. “It was hugely important. But we needed both guys – with any less, we wouldn’t have won the Giro. While the peloton contested the two road stages in Denmark, Ketchell flew ahead to Verona to make final preparations for the team time trial. He competed in international races between 1998 and 2016, first in mountain biking and then in road racing, and represented Canada at three Olympic Summer Games. Ryder Hesjedal created cycling history when he became the first Canadian to win the Giro d'Italia. Briton Mark Cavendish came second in the points competition after Rodriguez overtook him on the penultimate stage. And look at the rider in fourth place on the line: Ryder Hesjedal, the revelation of the 2010 Tour. Hesjedal wins Giro Ryder Hesjedal became the first Canadian to win a Grand Tour with a 16-second win over Joaquim Rodriguez of Spain in the Giro d'Italia after the final time trial in Milan. Hann er fyrrverandi mountain bike-kappsúkklari, og vann eitt silvurheiðursmerki á HM U23 í … Alex still did a great ride and performed for the team, but the hilly section was tough and he had no choice but to sacrifice himself, which was a noble effort,” he continues. One-of-a-kind experience. Imagine you are passing a crystal vase to the next rider. It’s the other guys’ race to lose.’ He had the coolest head of all of us!”. In this final contest of brute endurance, the Canadian has been distanced only by Contador (who will later go on to be disqualified for a positive doping test) and Schleck, by a minute. In those races, you can’t sit at the back of the group for five minutes, so Christian kept nudging him. Ivan Basso (Ita/Liquigas) at 3 minutes 44 seconds, 6. Hesjedal, 31, snatched the leader's pink jersey from Spain's Joaquim Rodriguez after the 28.2km (17.5 mile) final-day time trial. MILAN (AP) -- Ryder Hesjedal became the first Canadian to win one of cycling's three major tour races, capturing the Giro d'Italia on Sunday by overtaking … Garmin went to the front of stage seven with 40 kilometres to go, and led the bunch to the base of the climb to the finish at Rocca di Cambio. A great final ryde. Ebben az évben a hegyi pontversenyt vezető versenyző trikója zöldről kékre változott szponzori okokból. When things go wrong, you have to be flexible. They burned off everybody except Basso and his strongest rivals, but the 2010 winner was unable to take advantage of their work. Damiano Cunego (Ita/Lampre) at 4 minutes 40 seconds. He felt that the Giro was hard, and didn’t believe he could do well there,” he continues. A 2012-es Giro d ’ Italia a 95. olasz kerékpáros körverseny volt 91hr 39min 2sec a 2012-es Giro ’. 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