Rogers Takes Second Stage Win of Giro d'Italia
Michael Rogers (Tinkoff-Saxo Bank) has won his and his team’s second stage win of this year’s Giro d’Italia.
his victory on one of the Giro’s iconic climbs. “Every win is beautiful,” he said, “but today, with the climb of the Zoncolan, the stage enters the history of cycling and of the Giro d’Italia. These are the climbs--the Stelvio, the Gavia, the Zoncolan--the famous ones. I think every cyclist dreams of winning on these climbs.” Rogers added that Roche’s work in the break made his victory possible.
In the overall, Quintana leads Uran by 3:07 and Aru by 4:04. One stage remains, and its outcome will give sprinters one last chance to shine, and it will also decide the points competition. The 172-km run from Gemona del Friuli to Trieste will be flat and will end with eight circuits of the Piazza Unita d’Italia and a bunch sprint. Who will take it and the red jersey? Nacer Bouhanni (FDJ.fr) or Giacomo Nizzolo (Trek)? Check in at www.roadcycling.com and find out!