Giro d’Italia 2016: A Stage-By-Stage Recap of the Grand Tour

Real men wear pink.

At least, that’s what any cyclist brave enough to tackle the Dolomites of northern Italy on nothing but the momentum of his pedal stroke would undoubtedly say.


Because the man who ends up in Milan, Italy in the shortest amount of time dons a highly coveted pink jersey.

We’ve waited an agonizing eight months for the year’s first Grand Tour, the Giro d’Italia. While we’ve certainly had plenty of drama within the cycling world during that stretch, nothing tops the grueling nature—21 stages bordering on complete insanity—of one of cycling’s biggest prizes.

The Giro takes riders through the beautiful yet draining terrain of the Italian peninsula, and we’re here to provide you full coverage of the race—from every bead of sweat dripping from the noses of the frontrunners to the struggles of the caboose.

Scroll through the gallery below for a stage-by-stage update of everything going on across the Atlantic.

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