Landmarks across Italy were lit up in pink this week as the country marked 100 days to go until the 100th edition of the Giro d’Italia.
Town halls, ancient structures and even ice sculptures in places on the route of this year’s race were bathed in pink, as was the memorial on the Passo dello Stelvio to one of the legends of the race, the great Fausto Coppi.
Take a look at the lit-up sites in the gallery above - we've added some more below, too.
Monument to Victor Emmanuel II, Reggio Calabria
Statue of Neptune, Florence
Ice scuplture, San Candido
Torre Branca, Milan
Simon joined road.cc as news editor in 2009 and is now the site’s community editor, acting as a link between the team producing the content and our readers. A law and languages graduate, published translator and former retail analyst, he has reported on issues as diverse as cycling-related court cases, anti-doping investigations, the latest developments in the bike industry and the sport’s biggest races. Now back in London full-time after 15 years living in Oxford and Cambridge, he loves cycling along the Thames but misses having his former riding buddy, Elodie the miniature schnauzer, in the basket in front of him.