The seven-time Grand Tour champ is aiming to complete the ride in six days – an average of 265 km per day.
Remco Evenepoel's team boss Patrick Lefevere says he'll not be making his Tour de France debut in 2022.
Plus, front hub "fairing" controversy a the Giro d'Italia time trials.
Go behind the scenes at the Giro with our wonderful photographers.
Sir Dave Brailsford celebrates a strong team performance that saw Egan Bernal take overall victory at the Giro d'Italia.
Filippo Ganna took the win in the stage 21 ITT while his teammate Egan Bernal wrapped up overall Giro d'Italia victory.
After holding steady for three weeks, Damiano Caruso took a long-awaited stage victory.
For the second time this week on Friday, Egan Bernal lost time to one Giro d'Italia rival while gaining time on another
Stage 19 of the Giro saw a comeback for Yates while Bernal tried to lose as little time as possible.
Simon Yates climbed to his fourth career Giro d'Italia stage win on Friday's stage 19.
Sagan was fined 1,000 Swiss francs and penalized 50 UCI points for what the Giro race jury called "intimidation" and "improper conduct against other riders."
Alberto Bettiol wins the longest stage of the Giro d'Italia from the break.
Giulio Ciccone did not start stage 18 of the Giro d'Italia after crashing on Wednesday.
Would the Portuguese rider be higher up the GC? Let's run the numbers (with a little guesswork).
Remco Evenepoel has pulled out of the Giro d'Italia after crashing on Wednesday.
Dan Martin wins stage 17 of the Giro d'Italia from the breakaway.
The 19th stage of the Giro d’Italia will take on a different route than initially planned after a tragic cable car crash at the Mottarone.
This episode we chat Egan Bernal's dominance, some surprising performances from other riders, and Jumbo-Visma's wheels.
TV cameras weren't able to broadcast the action atop the Passo Giau. Our photographers were there though.
Egan Bernal claimed his second stage win so far in the 2021 Giro d'Italia on Monday's stage 16.
Saturday's stage 14 of the Giro ended atop the fearsome Monte Zoncolan.
Maybe turn the volume down to watch Contador react to EOLO-Kometa's first Grand Tour victory.
While Bernal continuing to steal seconds, Yates finds his legs are coming around while Evenepoel struggles to remain with the leaders.
Egan Bernal remains in the lead of the Giro ahead of stage 15.
For some riders, the first Grand Tour stage win seems to come easily. For Giacomo Nizzolo, the first Grand Tour win started to feel elusive a long, long time ago.
Giacomo Nizzolo stormed to his long-awaited first Grand Tour stage win on Friday's stage 13 of the Giro d'Italia.
Andrea Vendrame claimed his first Grand Tour stage win after a long day in the break on Thursday's stage 12 of the Giro d'Italia.
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Remco Evenepoel finishes more than two minutes behind Egan Bernal on stage 11 of the Giro d'Italia.
Mauro Schmid nabbed his first pro win in his first ever Grand Tour on Wednesday's stage 11 of the Giro d'Italia.
The 26-year old Italian went into the Giro d'Italia to learn GC tricks from Bauke Mollema and Vincenzo Nibali but after 10 stages finds himself fourth overall.
Caleb Ewan took to social media on Monday to address his departure from the Giro d'Italia.
Egan Bernal put on a show on a steep gravel ramp at the end of stage 9.
After a year of pain and frustration, Bernal was understandably emotional about moving into the lead of the Giro d'Italia.
Giulio Ciccone and Aleksandr Vlasov finished seven seconds behind Bernal in second and third.
Nibali crossed the finish missing patches of bib-shorts while Hindley lost a few more seconds in the fight for pink.
The last time Cofidis won a stage of the Italian Grand Tour was in 2010 with Damien Monier.
Attila Valter remained in the general classification lead ahead of Remco Evenepoel and Egan Bernal.
Ewan had won two stages of the Giro prior to his abandonment.
Caleb Ewan picked up his second win so far this Giro d'Italia on Friday's stage 7, sprinting to victory in Termoli.
Gino Mäder won a windy and rainy stage 6 of the Giro d'Italia as Attila Valter moved into the GC lead.
It's going to mean the world when Nizzolo finally gets his stage win ...
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Sivakov's departure nullifies Ineos's twin leader GC plan.
General classification hopefuls Pavel Sivakov and Mikel Landa suffered crashes.
The Kiwi champion struggled in the cold on stage 4, dropping 90 seconds to his GC rivals.
Tuesday's stage 4 of the Giro d'Italia saw this year's pink jersey hopefuls attacking each other on a climb for the first time.
Joe Dombrowski took his first Grand Tour stage win on stage 4 of the Giro d'Italia, while a few GC hopefuls gained time on the day and others struggled.
Things did not go according to plan for UAE-Team Emirates on stage 2 of the Giro d'Italia.
Tim Merlier took his first career Grand Tour stage victory on Sunday's stage 2 of the Giro d'Italia.
Filippo Ganna sets a mark of 8:47 on the 8.6 km opening TT of the Giro d'Italia.
Your guide to the riders to watch at the 104th Giro d'Italia.
Caleb Ewan wants to win a stage in all three Grand Tours this year. He'll start the Giro as the top sprinter.
Your guide to success in our latest fantasy competition.
The podcast team picks their favorites for the win, but you too can play at fantasy cycling with CyclingTips!
Plan your viewing for the 104th Giro d'Italia with this breakdown of every stage.
After a nine month suspension, the four time Tour de France stage winner will be back racing at the Giro.
A French acoustic duo wrote a song to show their support for Thibaut Pinot at the Giro d'Italia. Then, he pulled out.
Androni Giocattoli-Sidermec will take Vini Zabù's place at the upcoming Giro d'Italia after Vini Zabù withdraws.
The 2021 Giro d'Italia will feature several tough climbs, two time trials, and some gravel roads.
The RCS has announced its team selection the 2021 edition of the Giro d'Italia, confirming which ProTeams have received wildcard bids and which have missed out.