Two Grand Tour legends, Alberto Contador and Ivan Basso, have launched their own bike brand, inspired they say by their decades of experience in the pro peloton.
They join presenter Ian Parkinson, along with 19-year old Alpecin-Fenix rider Ben Tulett, fresh from a very creditable performance over the 260 punishing kilometres of Liège-Bastogne-Liège.
The Giro'Italia is already proving as unpredictable as every other race this season, although the early stages were dominated by discussions about EF Pro Cycling's radical new kit, a collaboration with the skateboard brand Palace. Rouleur's head of Desire, Stuart Clapp, himself recovering from an age-inappropriate skateboard accident, thinks it's a work of genius.
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