Video: Reactions after the Giro mountain time trial

Vande Velde, Kessiakoff and Popovych talk to Cyclingnews

The final time trial of this year’s Giro d’Italia took place on Thursday with the riders individually riding from Mori to Polsa for 20.6 mostly uphill kilometres.

While the likes of Vincenzo Nibali and Samuel Sanchez thrashed out the small matter of the stage win, and the Italian put yet more time into this GC rivals, the remainder of the peloton saw today as a battle of survival or a key opportunity to save their legs for the mountain double-header coming up.

At the finish line in Polsa, Cyclingnews caught up with Christian Vande Velde (Garmin-Sharp), Fredrik Kessiakoff (Astana), Koen de Kort (Argos Shimano), Yaroslav Popovych (RadioShack Leopard), Dominique Rollin (FDJ) and Cameron Wurf (Cannondale) about their day in the saddle.


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