What can we say, when it’s your year it’s your year. Egan Bernal I the MAN at the Giro conquering the Gau in stage 16. He extends his lead in the general classification in the rain and snow hit stage. This forced organizers to reduce the course by 60 kilometers and two mountains.
Check out the gear donned by the riders. Making sure you have thé appropriate wear is paramount under those conditions. When wet and cold the body tends to warm itself up by expending more energy(metabolism occurs at a faster rate) therefore you tire way too fast. Watch 52 seconds into the footage, the rider behind the race leader nearly crashes I the parked car on the side of the road . I cannot emphasize the need not to cut the corners too sharply especially in those retched conditions. What saved him was the shifting of his weight by dangling the leg avoiding narrowly disaster. Bernal attacking the highest summit of the Giro the 2km above sea level Cima Coppi.
Romain Badet of team DSM finishing second with Damian Caruso of Team Bahrain Victorious third. Caruso overtaking Yates in the overall standings into second. Yates had a race to forget.