95th Giro d’Italia 2012
Italy, May 5th-27th, 2012
This weekend sees the start of the Giro.
The 2012 Giro d’Italia is scheduled to be the 95th edition of Giro d’Italia. It is scheduled to start in the Danish city of Herning, and end in Milan. The complete route of the 2012 Giro d’Italia was announced in mid October. For the first time since the 2007 edition no climbing time trial is included in the route.
The color of the jersey for the mountains classification has been changed for this year’s edition from green to blue. The move comes at the behest of sponsor Banca Mediolanum, who has renewed its support of the mountains classification for a further four years 
In Australia, SBS will show more live stages of the Giro d’Italia than ever before when the first of cycling’s three Grand Tours begins in May. Eight stages of the iconic race will be shown live on SBS TWO as well as daily highlights. Howe awesome!
SBS will broadcast daily highlights at 6:00pm on SBS TWO and online, plus show eight key stages live: 
Stage 6 – 11:10pm Friday 11 May on SBS TWO
Stage 7 – 11:10pm Saturday 12 May on SBS TWO
Stage 14 – 11:10pm Saturday 19 May on SBS TWO
Stage 15 – 11:10pm Sunday 20 May on SBS TWO
Stage 17 – 11:10pm Wednesday 23 May on SBS TWO
Stage 19 – 11:10pm Friday 25 May on SBS TWO
Stage 20 – 11:10pm Saturday 26 May on SBS TWO
Stage 21 – 11:10pm Sunday 27 May on SBS TWO
Let the sleep deprivation commence.
 Giro d’Italia 2012 [Gazzetta.it]
 2012 Giro d’Italia [en.wikipedia]
 Giro d’Italia 2012 Live Dashboard [steephill.tv]
 Giro d’Italia 2012 [cyclingnews.com]
 Giro d’Italia 2012 [SBS: Cycling Central]