Riders and teams take to Twitter as they arrive in Sardinia ahead of the Giro d’Italia

Riders pose for selfies and enjoy coffee by the beach as they relax ahead of three weeks of hard racing

For the first time in ten years, the Giro d'Italia will get underway in Sardinia with three days of racing on the island before a rest day and transfer to Sicily on Monday.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.