Fun Facts Of The Giro d’Italia That Will Surprise You
Now that the 2018 Giro d'Italia is in full swing here are some fun facts about this 101 year old stage race provided by the thegeekycyclist.com. 1)The Giro d’Italia was started by a local Italian newspaper, La Gazzetta in an attempt to increase newspaper sales. The first race was held on 13th May 1909. 2)The main theme color of the Giro d’Italia is pink because the La Gazzetta newspaper is pink in color. 3)The women equivalent of the Giro d’Italia is the Giro Rosa which started in 1988. In 2018, it’s a 10-day stage race held from 6th to 15th July.
To see all of these 68 little know facts of the Giro go to: thegeekycyclist.com Have fun following the Giro and plan your next bike trip with Your Cycling Italia and come see the Giro d'Italia pass through our Veneto region. Stay with YCI at our base affordable hotel for as many days to ride and view the Giro as you like. Ten days at YCI cost about half of a traditional, point-to-point bike tour with less stress and more time doing and seeing everything Italian on your bike and on your time frame...This is Your Ride! To learn more about reserving a spot at YCI in May through early October visit us at:http://www.yourcyclingitalia.com/