Saturday's Il Lombardia will feature two new climbs as organizers look to mix things up at the "Race of the Falling Leaves."
Fabio Aru is set for his debut Olympics on a road race course that should suit the Sardinian climber and his strong Italian team.
Fabio Aru hasn't been much of a factor in the Tour de France yet. But Astana brass says the Italian will make an impact in the Alps.
Multiple teams came to the Tour de France with more than one GC option, but potential conflicts have fizzled out.
Fabio Aru's Specialized S-Works Tarmac is a red-and-black homage to his Sardinian heritage.
Fabio Aru has avoided the Tour de France's pitfalls in the first week. Astana's Italian is looking like a GC contender heading to the
Fabio Aru has had an unimpressive run-up to the Tour de France. However, Astana will bet on the young Italian, not former champ Vincenzo
Italian Fabio Aru is heading to France to race the Tour in two weeks, but the reigning Vuelta champ faces stiff competition.
Fabio Aru, 25, won the Vuelta a Espana last year and will have the backing of teammate Vincenzo Nibali on the roads of France.
Fabio Aru wins stage 3 with a gutsy solo attack in the final 15 kilometers of racing in France. Alberto Contador keeps his overall lead.