The Stelvio Pass in 1975.

Riders traverse the Stelvio Pass.

Fiorenzo Magni wins a stage 1955.

Fiorenzo Magni wins a stage

Giro in 1965.

The Italian cyclist Ado Moser carrying his bicycle over a pile of snow during the stage between Madesimo and Stelvio during the 1965 Giro d’Italia. The Giro heads to the high mountains tomorrow.

Daily ration of Felice Gimondi.

Felice Gimondi eating his daily rations in San Remo at the 1968 Giro d’Italia

Federico Martin 1956.

Memory Lane: the Giro d'Italia through the years – in pictures

Francesco Moser celebrating his 1984 Giro win in the Verona Arena.

1984 Francesco Moser celebrates on the podium in the Verona Arena after winning the Giro D’Italia

Gino Bartali tackles a mountain stage 1940.

rollersinstinct: “Gino Bartali is cheered on as he tackles a mountain stage from the 1940 Giro d’Italia from The Guardian’s look back at the race’s history.

Riders eating spaghetti during a stage in 1966.

Vittorio Adorni, Gianni Motta and Jacques Anquetil eat spaghetti during a stage of the 1966 Giro d’Italia. As the Giro heads from the Netherlands to Italy, pasta will most definitely be on the diet.