Stage 20 of the Giro d’Italia featured the incredible ascent of the dirt roads of the Colle delle Finestre.
The views up near the top of the Colle delle Finestre are simply stunning.
Astana’s Mikel Landa races up the Colle delle Finestre.
Alberto Contador chases his rivals up the dirt roads of the Colle delle Finestre.
Stage 20 was the “Queen Stage” of the 2015 Giro d’Italia.
Cannondale-Garmin’s Ryder Hesjedal attacks up the Colle delle Finestre.
Champion-elect of the 2015 Giro d’Italia, Alberto Contador, rolls to the start line of the tour’s finale on Stage 21.
In what was billed as a day for the sprinters, the final stage of the Giro d’Italia came down to a two-man breakaway, with Etixx-Quick-Step’s Iljo Keisse beating out Orica-GreenEdge’s Luke Durbridge for the win.
Stage 21 was largely ceremonial for Alberto Contador and his Tinkoff-Saxo team as the Spaniard had already locked up the overall win. Now Contador will set his sights on the Tour de France in July.
Oleg Tinkov, owner of the Tinkoff-Saxo squad, celebrated his team’s Giro d’Italia victory by giving an enthusiastic thumbs-up… and dying his hair bright pink for good measure. With Alberto Contador winning the Giro and Peter Sagan taking victory at the Amgen Tour of California, the month of May proved to be an impressive showing for the team.
WARNING: Much of the action depicted in this magazine is potentially dangerous. Virtually all of the riders seen in our photos are experienced experts or professionals. Do not attempt to duplicate any stunts that are beyond your own capabilities. Always wear the appropriate safety gear.
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