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The quandry of cycling's new reality

Nibali's dominant Giro win brings inevitable doubts in today's scandal-weary state

Updated: May 31, 2013, 6:34 PM ET
By Andrew Hood | VeloNews.com

Vincenzo Nibali (Astana) made his pursuit of pink look easy en route to winning the 96th Giro d'Italia on Sunday. But it is that ease that has many observers questioning the methods the 28-year-old Sicilian used to land his second grand tour title in superb fashion.

Nibali rode an impeccable Giro from start to finish. The "Shark of Messina" barely made a mistake during a weather-marred corsa rosa, and confirmed himself as Italy's newest grand tour champion. But just as Bradley ...

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