Giro d'Italia: Friendship brings benefits for Dumoulin in the mountains

Alliances in cycling, like politics and religion, are rarely discussed in polite company, but Tom Dumoulin (Sunweb) saw no reason to pretend that he had not depended on the kindness of strangers to limit his losses on stage 20 of the Giro d'Italia and put himself in the box seat to reclaim the maglia rosa in Sunday's final time trial in Milan.

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