Zabel to ride Giro

Erik Zabel (T-Mobile)

Erik Zabel (T-Mobile) (Image credit: AFP)

At 34, Erik Zabel may feel he can no longer get ahead of Alessandro Petacchi and Oscar Freire in bunch sprint finishes (see yesterday's news), but he will still be taking them on anyway when he lines up on Saturday for the 88th Giro d'Italia. Zabel's T-Mobile team announced yesterday evening that there has been a slight change of plan in Zabel's racing schedule.

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