Verbrugghe: I want to win a stage of the Giro

Due to sickness Cofidis' Rik Verbrugghe was forced to miss the hillier classics like Amstel Gold and Liege - Bastogne - Liege. But the Belgian believes that his condition is good enough to make an assault on the Giro, according to Sporza.

Verbrugghe , who wore the leaders pink jersey in the Italian race in 2001 after winning the prologue feels that a number of the stages suit him. "The first week is pretty hard and there are definitely chances for a break to go clear," he explained.

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