Aru: I'm not happy with my result but the Giro d'Italia goes on

As Fabio Aru carried his pink skinsuit in a brown paper bag on pulling up in an Astana team car ahead of the Giro d'Italia's stage 14 time trial in Treviso, he was surely aware that he would be handing the garment right back to Alberto Contador (Tinkoff-Saxo) by close of business on Saturday afternoon. The only question was by how much.

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Barry Ryan
Head of Features

Barry Ryan is Head of Features at Cyclingnews. He has covered professional cycling since 2010, reporting from the Tour de France, Giro d’Italia and events from Argentina to Japan. His writing has appeared in The Independent, Procycling and Cycling Plus. He is the author of The Ascent: Sean Kelly, Stephen Roche and the Rise of Irish Cycling’s Golden Generation, published by Gill Books.