Giro d'Italia LIVE - Stage 5


2009 Giro d'Italia: The peloton climbs during today's Stage 5
photo Copyright © 2009 Fotoreporter Sirotti for cyclingfans.com

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- Thursday's Giro d'Italia Stage 6 departs Bressanone/Brixen at 10:45 CET (4:45am U.S. Eastern) and is expected in Mayrhofen, Austria at around 17:16 CET (11:16am U.S. Eastern).  Giro d'Italia live video streaming on Universal Sports is scheduled to begin at 8:20am U.S. Eastern.  Giro live coverage on Eurosport is scheduled to begin at 15:00 CET (9am U.S. Eastern).

- Watch the Giro d'Italia Stage 5 On Demand at Universal Sports here. (Nearly 3 hours of coverage.)

- Cycling TV informed us today that they have secured the online rights to the 2009 Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré (June 7-14) and Tour de Suisse (June 13-21).  The Dauphiné Libéré on CTV will be available worldwide excluding Europe.  CTV's coverage of the Tour de Suisse will be available to North America only.  Dauphine Libere Official Website hereTour de Suisse Official Website here.

- If you haven't seen Bob Roll's "Adventures from the Epic Cycle," an animated graphic novel, you can watch episode 1 here.  (03:09)  Armstrong, Leipheimer, Vande Velde, Hincapie, Sastre, The Schlecks are all featured.  Hilarious.

- Giro LIVE via Rai.

- Giro LIVE via NBC Sports/Universal.  (Link changed from yesterday.  Thanks again, Rennie!)

- Giro LIVE on Rai Sport.  (Go to page, click on blue Web 1 or Web 2 button.)

- Giro d'Italia LIVE now on Universal Sports. (link at right)  Lots of buffering for us.

- Happy birthday to cycling photographer Laura Alber!

- Giro d'Italia LIVE now on Rai Sport Piu.

- The riders have just departed and are riding through the neutral zone.

- Giro d'Italia Stage 5 departs San Martino di Castrozza at 13:50 CET (7:50am U.S. Eastern) and is expected at Alpe di Siusi (Sudtirol) at around 17:12 CET (11:12am U.S. Eastern).  Giro d'Italia live video streaming on Universal Sports is scheduled to begin at 8:20am U.S. Eastern.  Giro live coverage on Eurosport is scheduled to begin at 15:00 CET (9am U.S. Eastern).

Stage 5 Profile

- Watch Stage 4 highlights on Universal Sports here.  (01:13)  Or watch the full Universal Sports broadcast On Demand here.  (Nearly 3 hours of coverage)

 

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- Welcome to our live coverage guide for the 2009 Giro d'Italia.

2009 Giro d'Italia LIVE
Italy, May 9-31
Official Website
Start List

 Stage 5 start: 13:50 CET
(1:50pm CET)
Expected finish: 17:12 CET
(5:12pm CET)


San Martino di Castrozza

 Castelrotto weather


Live video streaming:


(8:20am U.S. Eastern)
(North America)


(Go to page, click on blue Web 1
or Web 2 button.)
 


  (geo-restricted?)


 


(rtpa.es, Spain)
(last part of stage only?)


(15:00 CET)
(Geo-restricted)

(more links to come)

 

(more video links to come if available)

 

Live audio streaming:

(English)
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Deutsch - Español
Français - Italiano
Russian
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Check schedule

Radio Tour graphics:


(Not active for time trial stages)

Live tickers:


(English)
Deutsch - Español
Français - Italiano


(more tickers to come if available)

News and photos:


(cycling news)
Yahoo photo gallery (AP/AFP)


Graham Watson
Photography

 

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