Giro d’Italia 2021: The Essential race preview

Tao Geoghegan Hart (Ineos Grenadiers) is crowned the winner of the 2020 Giro d’Italia in Milan
(Image credit: Bettini Photo)

After last year’s calendar disruption, the Giro d’Italia returns to its traditional slot with the Grande Partenza in Turin on Saturday May 8, and the final stage ending in Milan on Sunday May 30. 

In between those two dates is a Grand Tour full of heritage and history as well as a route that avoids much of southern Italy but traverses a wide range of terrain and offers something for every type of rider the chance to shine. 

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