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by Lionel Birnie, Daniel Friebe, Richard Moore
The Cycling Podcast

Kilometre 0 – Frontierland: The Giro & Italy's most mysterious region


After its ascent of the Zoncolan on stage 14, the Giro d'Italia remains in Italy’s far northeast on Sunday – and even dips into Slovenia – for a stage that reflects many of the region’s textures and contradictions.

The local hero as far as the Giro is concerned was Alessandro De Marchi – but the former maglia rosa crashed out en route to Bagno di Romagna.

In his absence, there will still be much for the home crowds to enjoy – and for the rest of us to discover about a corner of Il Bel Paese that remains a mystery even to many Italians.

Kilometre 0 by The Cycling Podcast, supported by Supersapiens: energy management for committed athletes.


Episode 66

by Lionel Birnie, Daniel Friebe, Richard Moore