Nairo Quintana averted disaster in a late-race crash Sunday, and bounced back to take a finish-line time bonus on Giro's 15th stage.
Dutchman Tom Dumoulin, winner of the Oropa summit finish Saturday and Giro d'Italia race leader, says that he is ready to win a grand tour.
Will Nairo Quintana once again fall short in a grand tour against a superior time trialist who can climb?
Tom Dumoulin heads into two tricky Giro stages this weekend with confidence. He's also wary of rivals who are primed to attack.
Team Sky insists it isn't cursed at the Giro d'Italia, a race where its top riders have abandoned on multiple occasions.
The two riders were removed from the Giro d'Italia one day before it started because of failed anti-doping controls.
The Sky rider continued in the race for three more stages after he crashed in stage 9 before deciding it was time to pull the plug.
Tom Dumoulin's Sunweb team accidentally leaves domestique Simon Geschke behind at the hotel before stage 12.
With his third win in the 2017 Giro, Fernando Gaviria pulls even with Peter Sagan in the win tally for a rider's debut grand tour.
France's Thibaut Pinot could be an underrated favorite to win the Giro d'Italia's pink jersey as a strong climber and time trial rider.