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Giro d’Italia stage 5 Live – Will Jonathan Milan win again?

Manuele Tarozzi leads stage 5 of the Giro d'Italia


Closing in on the climb now and we could see the likes of Kaden Groves and Olav Kooij put their Alpecin and Visma teams to work to try and sting the legs of the “purer” sprinters as they tried to do yesterday. 

Harrison Wood (Cofidis) jumped out of the front of the peloton before sitting up again. Its not the first time he’s made a curious attack at this year’s Giro but it looks as though the team pulled him back as he was on the radio. 


Nature breaks over and time to restart the effort. Askey, Geschke, Bais and Tarozzi are back on the power now and building their advantage back out with under 15km to go until the first climb of the day – the Passo del Bracco (15.3 km at 4%).

Gap to the leaders no just 23 seconds with the four in front putting in no real drive, knowing the effort is futile with such a motivated peloton. 

The breakaway on stage 5 of the Giro d’Italia. Tarozzi did just jump away up the road but it appears he just had to stop momentarily. 


A look at the peloton on today’s fifth stage. They are keeping the break at a very manageable gap of 1:15 so they can make the catch whenever they want. Expect they will allow the four leaders to dangle just in front until we ramp up for the finale.

First prolonged period of descending to navigate for the break and peloton but thankfully the sunshine has left dry roads to get by instead of the wet roads that took Biniam Girmay out of the race yesterday. 


It looks as though Costiou’s decision was a good one dropping back to the peloton. Soudal-QuickStep are now taking a turn on the front and the gap has already come down to 1:35 on one of…

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