Cunego sparkles briefly on road to Sestri Levante in Giro d'Italia

The phoney war continues in the race for overall honours at the Giro d'Italia. With the major difficulties of the race shoe-horned into the final few stages, the opening two weeks have had the feel of a lengthy preamble. The main players are in no hurry to cut to the chase, but the suspense is palpable as the race slowly approaches the foot of the Alps.

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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.