It's Giro time soon! The first Grand Tour of the year is less than two weeks away. Wiggo's marked it as his big target for this season, and he'll be up against some stiff competition. You can get involved too: just register for Fantasy Cycling and see how your picks match up with the 8,000 other registered users on the game. And if you come out on top, you'll walk away with a Bianchi Via Nirone road bike worth £800!
If you haven't played Fantasy Cycling before, it's pretty simple: pick your squad of nine riders and you'll get points if they do well. The more points you get, the higher you'll be, and top dog wins the bike. Easy! It's worth familiarising yourself with what gets scored (you can find that out on the how to play page) - winning a stage nets you a bunch, obviously, but there's lots of other points to be had for winning sprints, cresting cols, wearing jerseys and more. Even rolling in dead last!
You need to be spot on with your picks for the whole three weeks to be in with landing in top spot, obviously. But there will be a prize for the stage winner every day, too, so even one good (or lucky) selection could net you a prize. On top of that we're giving away a Bryton Rider 21 GPS worth £199.99 – we'll pick one user at random from everyone that's entered a team. So you don't need to be any good at all to win that one!
To get involved, just head over to Fantasy Cycling and get picking. You'll need to be registered on road.cc to play, that's free and it only takes a few minutes to get set. Happy picking, and good luck!
Dave is a founding father of road.cc, having previously worked on Cycling Plus and What Mountain Bike magazines back in the day. He also writes about e-bikes for our sister publication ebiketips. He's won three mountain bike bog snorkelling World Championships, and races at the back of the third cats.