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Nice piece of Pinarello-tossing action as mech costs Team Sky man his chance in Giro del Trentino

It's happened to us all at some point... you've spotted the last available bike parking place, and as you're heading towards it, you notice someone else is likely to get there first. Fret no more and learn from a master as Tour de France and Olympic champion Bradley Wiggins shows you exactly how to do it - although we wouldn't recommend trying it with a top of the range Pinarello until you've mastered the technique.

Joking apart, Wiggins was venting his frustration after a mechanical cost him the chance of fighting for the win in today's final stage of the Giro del Trentino.

Overnight leader Maxime Bouet of AG2R had already been dropped when the Team Sky rider hit a problem, and it was Astana's Vincenzo Nibali who took advantage to take the stage and the overall win.

Vini Fantini-Selle Italia's Mauro Santamborgio took second both on the stage and on GC, with Bouet minimising his losses enough to get the third podium place. Wiggins finished ninth on the stage, dropping to fifth overall.

Born in Scotland, Simon moved to London aged seven and now lives in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds with his miniature schnauzer, Elodie. He fell in love with cycling one Saturday morning in 1994 while living in Italy when Milan-San Remo went past his front door. A daily cycle commuter in London back before riding to work started to boom, he's been news editor at road.cc since 2009. Handily for work, he speaks French and Italian. He doesn't get to ride his Colnago as often as he'd like, and freely admits he's much more adept at cooking than fettling with bikes.