The 2014 Giro d’Italia starts Friday, May 9th in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The first three stages are divided between Northern Ireland and the Republic with the race moving from Dublin to Puglia in southern Italy for stage 4 and continuing until the finish in Trieste on the 1st of June. (Slideshow route/profile)
Reigning champion Vincenzo Nibali has stated that the Tour de France will be his main 2014 goal so will likely not defend his title. Big names gunning for the Giro GC this year include Cadel Evans, Joaquim Rodriguez, Nairo Quintana and Rigoberto Uran.
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Giro d’Italia 2014: Images
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