Lawks-a-mercy, the Giro served up yet another day of superb racing! The start was brutal, the breakaway was intriguing, the chase furious and the finale on the 13 km Campitello Matese was edge-of-your-seat OMG! Movistar’s Benat Intxausti played a blinder, bluffing on the wheels of his companions until he delivered a stinging attack and soloed in for a fabulous win. Alberto Contador chased down attack after attack to stay in the maglia rosa.
If you didn’t sit and watch the whole of yesterday’s stage 7, you were one of the lucky ones. The last kilometre really was the most exciting, if just for the reaction of Diego Ulissi. Continue reading
Up and down, attack after attack or the GC might call a truce after a long week and all the main contenders will finish together. The way it’s been going, expect the former. Continue reading