Rodriguez still in Giro d'Italia lead with one stage left

With a late attack 800 meters from the top of the Passo dello Stelvio, Giro d’Italia leader Joaquim Rodriguez (Katusha) regained 14 seconds the on the time he'd lost the day before at l’Alpe di Pampeago to second placed Ryder Hesjedal. Considering his past as a poor time triallist, the Spaniard will not start the 30-kilometer time trial in Milan as the hot favorite for the overall victory with an advantage of only 31 seconds over Ryder Hesjedal (Garmin-Barracuda).

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