Stage 9: San Sepolcro to Firenze, 170km, medium mountains
This is the last stage before the first rest day and, just as importantly, the day after the punishing time trial. The GC riders gave everything yesterday and will probably be happy for a small breakaway to duke it out for the stage win in Florence.
The newest member of VeloVoices, Ant Beal, will be coming to you every Thursday with AntBanter. He picks a topic, expounds upon it and elicits a respond from a guest … he’s sort of the Terry Wogan of the blog. This week, it’s all about the lycra and his special guest is Panache, who is giving some style points on the new kits. Continue reading