"It's an extra special sensation when you win and do so beating some of the biggest WorldTour teams."
-Gianni Savio, Team Manager Androni Giocattoli
"I'm delighted. I've done it. I knew I was in good shape but it's hard to win at the Giro d'ltalia and I've done it. I dedicate the win to my uncle, who died just before the Giro d'ltalia started."
The crash that brought the house down.
At the start of stage 7: The Shark awaits with his fans.
"For an Italian, the Maglia Rosa is the nicest thing on earth. I'll try to hold on to it as long as I can, until my legs and heart say stop."