Video: Phinney on the Giro d'Italia and shoes

While Taylor Phinney (BMC) had a dream debut at the Giro d'Italia in 2012, winning the prologue time trial and holding the maglia rosa through the stage 4 team time trial, this year's Giro has been a different affair for the 22-year-old American. In the opening week of this edition of the Italian Grand Tour, Phinney has been affected by allergies plus a fever and is "taking it day-by-day" to nurse himself back into health.

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