Video: De Gendt describes his epic ride over the Passo dello Stelvio

Thomas De Gendt was the surprise winner at the top of the Passo dello Stelvio, the highest peak of the 2012 Giro d’Italia, on the eve of the closing 30-km individual time trial in Milan. He went away on the Mortirolo prior to keeping his momentum over the legendary climb that he has been very familiar with for the past six years. In a previous video interview with Cyclingnews posted on May 22, the Belgian from Vacansoleil-DCM already expressed his positive feelings towards the Stelvio and his new role as a GC contender after making a name for himself as an attacker at Paris-Nice last year.

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