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Winning the Giro – A belief in the unproven

Ryder Hesjedal - The first Canadian to win a Grand Tour

To win a Grand Tour at any stage in a career is a wonderful achievement. It is usually the culmination of years of hard work, commitment and sacrifice. Grand Tour winners are usually moulded and shaped by the experience of … Continue reading

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The most underwhelming Grand Tour winner

Over the years there have been some incredible exploits in Grand Tours where one rider has dominated the entire race. The most overwhelming of these was probably the Tour de France debut of the greatest cyclist ever, Eddy Merckx. In … Continue reading

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