Spain's Gorka Izagirre kept the hosts waiting for a win at the 100th Giro d'Italia after capturing a thrilling eighth stage victory on Saturday.
French rider Thibaut Pinot will launch his Giro d'Italia bid starting flanked by a Swiss guard of FDJ climbing experts.
The Astana cycling team will pay tribute to former team leader Michele Scarponi by not replacing the Italian on the three-week race.
American Tejay Van Garderen and Australian Rohan Dennis will lead BMC's efforts for a podium place at the 2017 Giro d'Italia.
The experienced legs of former Tour de France champion Cadel Evans face the test of a climb-heavy Giro d'Italia.
Silvan Dillier was in disbelief after bouncing back from a puncture to cap a 200km breakaway with the biggest win of his career in Stage 6 at the Giro d'Italia.
Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka will take the start at the 100th edition of Giro d’Italia, bringing a strong roster eager to fight for glory.
Bahrain-Merida have given their captain Vincenzo Nibali every chance of defending his Giro d'Italia title by naming a squad crafted around the Sicilian climber.
According to Tinkoff-Saxo cycling team, Russian billionaire Oleg Tinkov's €1 million challenge is no "joke".
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