Team Sky and Chris Froome are willing to take risks in the Giro's final stages for a chance at dethroning pink jersey Simon Yates.
Colombian Esteban Chaves was riding strong at the Giro d'Italia until he had two bad days in a row, sending him out of GC contention.
The Giro's final time trial could put Simon Yates on the ropes, but he's content with his haul of three stage wins so far.
It was not Chris Froome, but Sam Bennett, who seemed to enjoy the most feared climb in the Giro d'Italia, the Monte Zoncolan.
Simon Yates's quest to conquer a grand tour took a big step ahead with his pink jersey ride up the famous Monte Zoncolan pass deep in the
With Sagan struggling to snag a win at California, Giro d'Italia insiders say it is time for him to race Italy's grand tour.
Igor Antón won atop the brutally steep Monte Zoncolan in 2011 and expects plenty of suffering when the race visits again on Saturday.
Simon Yates is not comfortable with his slim lead over defending champion Dumoulin as the Giro's key time trial draws near.
After a weekend of brilliant results and a rest day, Esteban Chaves comes up empty in Giro stage 10, falling out of contention for pink.
Tom Dumoulin admits that winning the 2018 Giro will be tough given the strength of Simon Yates and his Mitchelton-Scott team.