Sunday, May 17, 2015

Giro Stage 9: Dancing Up the Hill

Tinkoff Saxo seems to be telling the rest of the peloton that they are simply the strongest team in the Giro.  They spend most of each stage on the front of the peloton pushing the pace everytime the road tilts skyward.  As they approach the summit of the final categorized of the day, Roman Kreuziger leads Alberto Contador up the Passo Serra.  Tuck onto the wheel  are several riders from both Team Sky and Astana, including Richie Porte (Sky), Mikel Landa and Fabio Aru (Astana).  Each one watching the other making sure that no one launches the surprise attack.  The foursome is only separated by around a minute on the general classification.

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