The Road to Sardinia series gives you a look behind the scenes of professional cycling leading up to the start of the 100th edition of the Giro d’Italia. Cannondale offers you a glimpse of the reality of being a cyclist at the World Tour. The story gives you the opportunity to discover more about the Italian culture, the cycling history, and Cannondale’s involvement in cycling over the past two decades.
Embark on the journey with current Cannondale-Drapac riders Alberto Bettiol, Davide Formolo, Davide Villella and Simon Clarke.
Episode 1: Bergamo Recon
Cannondale-Drapac riders Davide Formolo and Davide Villella started their preparation for the 100th edition of the Giro d’ Italia with a recon of Davide Villella’s home roads that were featured in stage 15. Joined by road captain Simon Clarke they review the key elements of the stage and take a walk down memory lane.
Episode 2: Training For a Grand Tour
A look at the Cannondale-Drapac rider’s preparation and sacrifice to properly prepare for a Grand Tour. All the miles in the saddle, intense efforts, and discipline come to life in this episode.
Episode 3: A Day Off
The boys take a day off from training for a Grand Tour to have some fun. A day off of course still includes bikes, just a different type from their everyday EVO race bike. Alberto, Davide, Simon, and Davide took the day to explore the roads of Tuscany on the Slate with a visit to the finish of the epic Strade Bianche in the city center of Siena
Episode 4: A The Beginning...
We visit Alberto Bettiol’s home town of Castelfiorentino in Florence to see where Alberto started cycling, his first local cycling club, and look back at of some Cannondale’s most iconic teams from the past with an Italian connection.
Episode 5: Ready to Race
All the preparation is done and the Cannondale-Drapac riders head to Sardinia for the start of the 100th edition of the Giro d’ Italia. Stay tuned for the full video covering the entire race and performance of Davide Formolo, Davide Villella and the entire Cannondale-Drapac team.
Cannondale-Drapac's 100th Giro d'Italia Recap
The many faces of Cannondale-Drapac's participation in the 100th edition of the Giro d' Italia. A look back at this edition of the Giro with the fans lining the route, from in the team car, and the riders and staff celebrating the full spectacle of this Grand Tour.