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Ted’s Giro d’Italia Challenge Part 2

by pedalmag.com

May 06, 2013 (Naples, Italy) – Here’s Part 2 of Ted’s Giro Challenge featuring a selection of great photos direct from the Giro d’Italia as London, Ontario’s Ted Velikonja, a First Vice President at CIBC Wood Gundy, continues his goal to complete all of the Grand Tours, along with his personal domestiques, Pedal‘s Tim Lefebvre and Christopher Balogh.

Check out the photos and catch glimpses of Canada’s defending Giro d’Italia champion, Ryder Hesjedal (Garmin-Sharp), wearing the pink jersey on stage one, along with Dominique Rollin (FDJ), plus lots of race action shots and a look at how important the Giro is in Italy – go PINK or go home – read Part 1 and watch a video here.

The trio are pedaling every kilometer of the Giro d’Italia course a day ahead of the race. Velikonja has already completed the Tour de France and is back on track at the Giro.

Look for a wrap-up film at the end of their journey that tells Ted’s story with a lots of mic’d up climbs on the Stelvio and the Galibier as well as candid cycling world interviews from the Giro – they have press accreditation courtesy of Pedal.

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