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Philippa York: Stalemate can’t continue at this mad, sad Giro d’Italia

Philippa York: Stalemate can't continue at this mad, sad Giro d'Italia

‘Every Grand Tour you ride costs a year of your life’. I remember hearing that nugget of information and pondering if it could possibly be true, and then, a few years later, I did a couple of Grand Tours that felt like they had done precisely that.

I suspect this edition of the Giro d’Italia is doing the very same to so many riders – physically, through illness and crashes, but also mentally, because the continual stresses of surviving each soaking-wet kilometre are enormous.

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