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Hours to go to join Giro Fantasy Game!

By:
Susan Westemeyer
Published:
May 17, 2007, 1:00 BST,
Updated:
April 20, 2009, 22:24 BST
Edition:
Latest Cycling News for May 17, 2007

There's time still to join in this year's Giro game. Win a Wilier Triestina Izoard Lampre-Fondital...

There's time still to join in this year's Giro game. Win a Wilier Triestina Izoard Lampre-Fondital team replica bicycle worth $4,750 USD! You can join until stage 6 begins on Friday, May 18, and you can compete equally with players that have joined earlier in the tour.

The deadlines across the world for joining the game on Friday 18th May are:
10:00 CEST (Central European Summer Time)
04:00 EDT (Eastern Daylight Time, North America)
01:00 PDT (Pacific Daylight Time, North America)
09:00 BST (British Summer Time)
18:00 AEST (Australian Eastern Standard Time)
08:00 UTC (Coordinated Universal Time)

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 Grand 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 select 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 the rules section of the site. It's a great way to follow the Giro.

Full Giro Prize Roster The Giro games closes for entries shortly. Here's a quick look at the prizes on offer right now if you take part:

- Grande Prize Wilier Triestina Izoard Lampre-Fondital team replica bicycle
- Daily Stage Winner prizes of Tifosi Optics "Forza" featuring High Speed Red Fototec lenses
- Zipp SL handlebars, 145 Stem, 300 Crankset and 185 Bottom Bracket
- Shimano Dura-Ace WH-7801-SL Wheelset The WH-7801-SL scandium wheelsets
- Saris Bones Rack
- HED handlebars
- Giro Atmos helmets
- First Endurance OPTYGEN
- Cheetah Bars for optimum performance

To register your teams for the game go to fantasy.cyclingnews.com.

Good luck!
The Fantasy Cyclingnews Team

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