Brailsford on Wiggins' departure and Uran's leadership

The effect of Bradley Wiggins’ withdrawal from the Giro d’Italia was neatly illustrated by the scenes in Busseto ahead of stage 13. Apart from a Sky News television reporter recording a to-camera piece gravely announcing the news of Wiggins’ abandon to his British fans, and a pair of Colombian journalists waiting to speak to Rigoberto Uran, there was precious little activity outside the Sky bus, with the tifosi’s attention turned to Mark Cavendish and maglia rosa Vincenzo Nibali.

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