“At the Giro, you can even ride the same route the same day as the pros. (But starting well before or after them.) It’s like your softball team playing a game at Wrigley Field the morning before the Chicago Cubs hosted the Cleveland Indians in Game 3 of the 2016 World Series…”
“There were extras on Trek’s Giro trip this year: At the end of Stage 17, we were allowed to ride across the finish line, stand on the podium, watch the finish from a VIP area, meet some professional riders from the Trek/Segafredo team at a cocktail hour and tour the team bus.
While the 213 professional riders in the 100th Giro d’Italia would ride 2,242.6 miles in 21 stages over 24 days (racers get three rest days), the Trek Travel itinerary offers six rides totaling 306 miles (that include parts of stages 16, 17 and 18). You can ride as much of each route as you want. If you aren’t riding your bike, you can ride in the Trek support van or explore town.”
By Dina Mishev | November 22, 2017