28 April 2011

Word of the Day: Passista, Scattista, Velocista

These Italian words of the day are inspired by the Giro d'Italia
Passista: powerful all-rounder 
Scattista: pure explosive climber 
Velocista: sprinter
A Grand Tour Passista (all-rounder) - Italian Ivan Basso, the winner of the 2010 Giro d'Italia
A Scattista (explosive climber) - Italian Marco Pantani
A Velocista - one of the best sprinters of all time - Italian Mario Cipollini 
The Giro d'Italia begins May 7-29, 2011
Recon photos from Team RadioShack in the Dolomites on the Passo Giau on April 15-18th.
 2011 Giro Promo Video (00:34 Music) — ciclismomadeinitaly
Percorso 2011 Giro d'Italia