Giro d’Italia 2013: Making sense of Cadel Evans' decision to race

BMC's Cadel Evans is racing the Giro d'Italia in 2013. It's a move that has left many pondering just what it means for the former Tour de France winner. Before heading into the 2011 Tour de France he said: "I feel well-prepared for July and fresher than the last couple of seasons." Prior to 2010, the Giro had appeared on Evans' program in 2002 and never in tandem with the Tour. So what makes 2013 different if he is a genuine contender for a second Tour de France victory?

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