On final note about the Giro. It’s only three years worth, but I thought it might be interesting to take a look at how Canadians have fared in the Giro (again, only since 2010):
One last set of graphs for this year’s Giro, first comparing it to the previous two years:
And another comparing each team from this year’s Giro: Read more
Here’s the state of things, team-by-team after yesterday’s Stage 18:
One thing to note (that you can’t quite see in this graph) is that this year’s course has caused slightly more of a spread in the field than the previous two.
Another overall comparison of the GC standings to the previous two years:
Back to the team by team view, after Stage 15 (yesterday):
Compare Movistar with Orica GreenEdge. Also, note the damage that yesterday’s stage did to several team’s top riders, e.g. Rabobank, Omega Pharma, BMC, RadioShack.
Another update on the overl GC standings:
Things are clearly more tightly packed at the front this year, certainly compared to 2010. That said, the folks at the back are losing time at a faster rate than last year, it seems.
A slightly different look at things this time, broken down by team, through Stage 10 (yesterday). This one’s a little big, so you can click on it for the full version.