Nibali looks for allies to take on Wiggins

Winning the Tour de France requires a combination of the head and the legs, so the old adage goes, and perhaps with that in mind, Vincenzo Nibali (Liquigas-Cannondale) is ready to form alliances as he takes on the collective might of Bradley Wiggins’ redoubtable Sky team. Currently lying in 4th place overall at 2:23, he knows that he must be creative if he is to oust Wiggins from the yellow jersey.

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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.