A sprint and a time trail – both nailed with some precision and flair.
Sprint Sunday!!! The fast men strutting their stuff on Horse Guards Parade in London and an Italian keeping it cool on a downhill doozy into Katowice. Hold onto your hats people.
After the magnificent efforts of yesterday, the peloton must have been delighted to wake up to face the Giro’s shortest stage today. In the end the sprint teams worked hard to keep the breaks under control, especially on the climbs and descents at the end. As they tore through the Swiss border control with 7km to go and into the mazy streets of Lugano, Lampre-Merida positioned Sacha Modolo perfectly to take his second win and his team’s fourth. The GC remains unchanged.