Talking Tactics: Key factors in determining the Giro winner

Rather than look back on the Ardennes, this week I’m going to look forward to the Giro d’Italia, which starts in Naples in just ten days’ time. This year’s edition looks set to be as close and unpredictable as 2012’s. There’s no doubting the class present in the field, and the outcome of the race will depend on a number of key variables. With that in mind, here are a few thoughts on the five key factors which will decide the winner of the 2013 Giro. Continue reading