24 riders kicked out of U23 Giro d’Italia for holding onto cars and motorbikes on Stelvio

June 15, 2023

Twenty-four riders have been kicked out of the Giro Next Gen — also known as the Baby or U23 Giro — after they were caught holding onto team vehicles.

Video footage of the incident was published by Italian website Tuttobiciweb on Wednesday evening, showing riders using cars and race motorbikes to get up the climb.

After three relatively flat days, stage 4 of the Giro Next Gen headed up the iconic Stelvio for a summit finish following 118km of racing. Outside