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    2014 Tour de France winner Italy’s Vincenzo Nibali (C) is congratulated by Astana’s teammates as he crosses the finish line on the Champs-Elysees avenue, at the end of the 137.5 km twenty-first and last stage of the 101st edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 27, 2014 between Evry and Paris. AFP PHOTO / LIONEL BONAVENTURE (Photo credit should read LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images) (via Tour de France winner Italy’s Vincenzo Nibali is congratulated by… News Photo 452790074 | Getty Images)

    2014 Tour de France winner Italy’s Vincenzo Nibali (C) is congratulated by Astana’s teammates as he crosses the finish line on the Champs-Elysees avenue, at the end of the 137.5 km twenty-first and last stage of the 101st edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 27, 2014 between Evry and Paris. AFP PHOTO / LIONEL BONAVENTURE (Photo credit should read LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images) (via Tour de France winner Italy’s Vincenzo Nibali is congratulated by… News Photo 452790074 | Getty Images)

     
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    SAN LUIS, ARGENTINA - JANUARY 25: Michele Scarponi of Italy and Team Astana after finish the Stage Six of the VIII Tour de San Luis, a 184,4 km road stage from Las Chacras Ð Merlo on January 25, 2014 in San Luis, Argentina. (Photo by Gabriel Rossi/Getty Images) (via Tour de San Luis - Stage Six | Cycling Photos - Yahoo Eurosport UK)

    SAN LUIS, ARGENTINA - JANUARY 25: Michele Scarponi of Italy and Team Astana after finish the Stage Six of the VIII Tour de San Luis, a 184,4 km road stage from Las Chacras Ð Merlo on January 25, 2014 in San Luis, Argentina. (Photo by Gabriel Rossi/Getty Images) (via Tour de San Luis - Stage Six | Cycling Photos - Yahoo Eurosport UK)

     
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    (via Twitter / AstanaTeam: Welcome Michele Scarponi …)
     
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    Tour de Pologne 2013 // looking for something? (Michele Scarponi and José Serpa Perez, Lampre Merida) (by francescob82)

    Tour de Pologne 2013 // looking for something? (Michele Scarponi and José Serpa Perez, Lampre Merida) (by francescob82)

     
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    Michele Scarponi of Italy riding for Lampre-ISD talk tot he media after team presentation prior to the 2012 Tour de France on June 28, 2012 in Liege, Belgium. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images) (via Cycling - Photo Gallery - Yahoo! Sports)

    Michele Scarponi of Italy riding for Lampre-ISD talk tot he media after team presentation prior to the 2012 Tour de France on June 28, 2012 in Liege, Belgium. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images) (via Cycling - Photo Gallery - Yahoo! Sports)

     
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    Tour de France 2012 | Stage 10
So many fans out in force on yesterday’s stage! Lots of countries represented which was great to see.  Not sure about this fellow on the lefts choice of attire though…
Photo: Tim De Wael (© TDWSPort.com) (via TOUR DE FRANCE 2012 - Celebration in the mountains)

    Tour de France 2012 | Stage 10

    So many fans out in force on yesterday’s stage! Lots of countries represented which was great to see.  Not sure about this fellow on the lefts choice of attire though…

    Photo: Tim De Wael (© TDWSPort.com) (via TOUR DE FRANCE 2012 - Celebration in the mountains)

     
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    (via Alessandro Petacchi (Lampre - ISD) always feels like he’s carrying the team Photos | Cyclingnews.com)
     
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    Giro d’Italia 2012 | Stage 19
Michele Scarponi. Knackered.
(via Giro d’Italia: tappa 19 / stage 19)

    Giro d’Italia 2012 | Stage 19

    Michele Scarponi. Knackered.

    (via Giro d’Italia: tappa 19 / stage 19)

     
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    Giro d’Italia 2012 | Stage 18
Giro! Rah Rah Rah!
(via Giro d’Italia: tappa 18 / stage 18)

    Giro d’Italia 2012 | Stage 18

    Giro! Rah Rah Rah!

    (via Giro d’Italia: tappa 18 / stage 18)

     
  10. Lampre-ISD’s Michele Scarponi of Italy (R) jokes with Liquigas-Cannondale’s Ivan Basso of Italy before the start of the 121-km 13th stage from Savona to Cervere of the Giro d’Italia May 18, 2012. (via Photo from Reuters Pictures)

    Lampre-ISD’s Michele Scarponi of Italy (R) jokes with Liquigas-Cannondale’s Ivan Basso of Italy before the start of the 121-km 13th stage from Savona to Cervere of the Giro d’Italia May 18, 2012. (via Photo from Reuters Pictures)