Neither Etna nor Blockhaus have been able to define an overall system. return to Italy enjoying the second day of rest Favorites are full in just 20 seconds and everything is decided.
with Andalusia Juan Pedro López is still living the pink dreamThe race will face a tough weekend for sprinters and adventurers, especially Sunday, with a second favorable week where the mountain stands out.
Juanpe relied on Blockhaus, where some of the names called to the general, like the British, succumbed. Simon Yachtsand Colombian Ivan Ramiro Sosa, came out of both the podium and the fight. The Lebrija native will one day be able to enjoy the pink jersey, but despite his apparent development as a cyclist, he is not in the race to win the “Senza Fine” trophy.
Bets Joao Almeida of Portugal, Romain Bardet of France, Ecuadorian Richard Carapaz and spanish Mikel Landa. When Hindley and Guillaume Martin are stuck in the top 7, the gap between them is within 17 seconds. A technical bond with all remaining Giro.
All of those mentioned proved to be the most fit riders and if one team stood out from the others it was Ineos de Carapaz with guys like Porte, Sivakov and Narváez doing a great job in the mountains. This potential could be decisive especially in the third week, when the real mountain comes.
In the Spaniards group, Juanpe’s leadership encouraged the atmosphere among the fans and the fact that Mikel Landa fought among the best and was better accompanied by luck than in other years. Pello Bilbao in the top 10 with 1.22 minutes and Valverde a second later. The 42-year-old Murcia is the best of Movistar. The theoretical leader, Iván Sosa, is at 5.53 in the overall standings.
With a few unknowns eliminated, Giro offers a second week. Might be nice for sprinters. Counting the tenth stage on the Jesi track, sprinters can take four “volatas” in a row, since Reggio Emilia, Genoa and Cuneo are straight finishes since.
The Giro comes to life on Saturday, 21st at a track around Turin that includes the Superga, Colle della Maddalena and Parco del Nobile, just 4 kilometers from the Finish line.
And on Sunday 22nd, three gentlemen come to the port: Pila-Les Fleurs (1st, 6.9 to 12.2 km), Verrogne (1st, 13.9 to 7.1) and Cogne (2nd, 22nd). ,2 to 4.3) final. At the apex of the final pass, the peloton will head towards the third and final day of rest.