Giro stage 12: Gilbert wins on Monte Berico

The rain came down again at the Giro but that didn’t dampen the action one bit. The final 800 metres, at a leg-breaking 10% to the top of Monte Berico, saw a rejuvenated Philippe Gilbert hunt down Astana’s Tanel Kangert in the closing metres to take the stage win. Behind him Alberto Contador accelerated away from Fabio Aru to take second place, and now holds the pink jersey by 17 seconds. Continue reading