Pellizotti has his mind on the mountains

Franco Pellizotti (Liquigas)

Franco Pellizotti (Liquigas) (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

Franco Pellizotti is looking to bring some of the success he enjoyed in this year's Giro d'Italia to his Tour de France with his aim on the polka dot climber's jersey. The Liquigas rider finished third overall in the Giro in May, but currently sits 49th in the Tour, nearly 16 minutes behind the yellow jersey - most of that time having been lost on one bad day in the Pyrenees on stage 8.

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