On May 5, 2012 will start the Tour of Italy with an 8km prologue in Herning. Three weeks later, on May 22; the main pink jersey will be awarded in Milan and we know successor, Michele Scarponi, by the suspension of Alberto Contador is the official winner of the Giro in 2011 …
The 95th edition of the Tour of Italy seems tailor-made for climbers. It should only be cycled 40 kilometers against the clock.By comparison, during the Tour de France, the cycling riders featured 96 individual time trial kilometers.
The Italians Michele Scarponi and Ivan Basso presented as the top favorites. Also on the list we find names like back Fränk Schleck, Roman Kreuziger, Damiano Cunego and Jaoquin Rodriguez….
In the Tour of Italy in 2011 was Alberto Contador highest. The Spaniard finished in Milan ended with more than six minutes ahead of Michele Scarponi. On 6 February 2012 amounted to Contador from TAS however suspended for alleged doping in the 2010 Tour de France as El Pistolero his Giro Victory had to pass to Michele Scarponi. Because of this suspension was the result of Contador Tour since 2010 is deleted and the official winner Michele Scarponi has become.