We are pleased to announce that the Grand Prize for the Cyclingnews 2007 Giro d'Italia Fantasy Game is a fantastic Wilier Triestina Izoard Lampre-Fondital team replica bicycle. It's equipped with Campagnolo's all-new Chorus Ultra Torque ten speed groupset, while the wheelset is the fast and strong Fulcrum Racing 3, ITM Visia bars & stem, Selle Italia SLR XP saddle, Look Keo Sprint pedals, FSA Carbon fibre seatpost and Vittoria tyres. Wilier reports weight at 7.9kg (17.4 lbs) and a retail value US$4,750.
There's plenty time to join in the fun at this year's Fantasy Giro game at Cyclingnews. You can join until stage 6 begins on Friday May 18, and there is no disadvantage in joining after the tour has begun. We have loads of prizes on offer this year. Here a sample of some of the most recent runner-up prize additions: Zipp SL handlebars and Zipp 300 Crankset, Dura-Ace WH-7801-SL Wheelset The WH-7801-SL scandium wheelsets, Saris Bones Rack, HED handlebars, Cheetah Bars for optimum performance, Giro helmets and each day of the Giro, a prize will be awarded to the points leader. That prize is a pair of Tifosi Optics "Forza" featuring High Speed Red Fototec lenses. These shades are a favourite of Toyota-United sprinter Ivan Dominguez.
Play for FREE in the Giro 2007 game
Remember you can play for free for the first 5 stages! Try the game out and see how best to play. It's easy to play the Grande Tour games - all you need to do is pick your dream team of 15 from the riders racing in this year's Giro start list. Then each day pick nine riders to race for your fantasy team from these 15. You'll need a good combination of climbers, sprinters and general classification riders. For more details, go to rules section of the site for more info. It's a great way to follow the Giro 2007.
To register your teams for the game go to fantasy.cyclingnews.com
The Fantasy Cyclingnews Team