Maglia Rosa: Triumph and Tragedy at the Giro d’Italia, is the definitive history of the Giro d’Italia, written by Turin resident and regular Rouleur contributor Herbie Sykes. Sykes takes the reader on an inspiring journey through the 100 years of racing for the Maglia Rosa, the mythical pink jersey of the race leader. Illustrated with many stunning photographs capturing the essence of the Giro over the past century, this book reveals the myths and legends that have emerged since the debut of Italy’s very own Grand Tour in 1909. With many stories being produced here in English for the first time, this book captures and celebrates the fascinating tales of the Italian Tour. This second edition includes many updates from Sykes, as well as new photographs and a new introduction.