Armed with his bike and a camera Nick Vindin, the Olympus Searching Cyclist, explores ten stages of the Giro d'Italia and takes in the unique tourism opportunities each region offers along the way. 

Saturday 21 May 2016

The Olympus Searching Cyclist's junket is coming to a close. In Episode 9 Nick Vindin suffers through all his pizza, Parmesan and pasta with an almighty effort on what will be the Queen Stage in the high mountains of Italy.

Friday 20 May 2016

Click through the gallery to browse a selection of images from the Olympus Searching Cyclist. We'll add more images to accompany each new episode so come back again to take in the sights of the Giro d'Italia from afar. Nick Vindin captured these on an Olympus Tough TG-4.

Stage 13 of the Giro d'Italia could produce a few attacks with four mountain passes providing a chance for the climbers and GC hopefuls to land some blows.

The Olympus Searching Cyclist, Nick Vindin discovers that while the riders might not be able to repel all the attacks, the departure city is well prepared.  

Thursday 19 May 2016

In Episode 7 the Olympus Searching Cyclist casts the spotlight on Veneto, the region hosting the start and finish of Stage 12.

Nick Vindin begins his ride straight out of the pages of William Shakespeare's most popular tragedy.

The stage is a massive 200km. Unfortunately the Olympus Searching Cyclist doesn't have that kind of staying power.

Instead Nick Vindin explores how the start of Stage 11 has perfected the art of going fast, while celebrating the slow.

Monday 16 May 2016

The Olympus Searching cyclist continues to draw the short straw. Last night he was feasting on chocolate. Tonight it's one of Italy's finest wine regions, Chianti.

Let's hope Nick Vindin paces himself as well as the riders for tonight's time trial.

Sunday 15 May 2016

There are some jobs in journalism that call for professionalism and unbiased reporting and tonight is NOT one of them.

Our Olympus Searching Cyclist, Nick Vindin, has gone missing in action 40 kilometres from the start of Stage 8 of the Giro d'Italia.

In Episode 3, the Olympus Searching Cyclist is an hour north of Rome.

Nick Vindin is riding parallel to Stage 7 in a quest to uncover the bizarre, beautiful and bewildering. Catch up with him here in Bomarzo park.