Hesjedal makes history with Giro win


LEG LUBE: After three rock-solid weeks of battling for the pink jersey, Ryder Hesjedal (Garmin-Barracuda) finally cracked when “O Canada” played on the loudspeakers to celebrate the victor of the 2012 Giro d’Italia. The victory is historic on several levels. It’s the first grand tour victory for Canada (Steve Bauer’s fourth in the 1988 Tour de France was the best result until now) and it’s the first grand tour victory for the Garmin-Slipstream franchise since it entered the elite peloton in 2008. Read more at www.velonews.com

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