Tactics worked against Nairo Quintana on Saturday in the Abu Dhabi Tour, but he appears the sharpest of the stars with the Giro in sight.
Giuseppe Martinelli directed Marco Pantani to his double in 1998 and said Nairo Quintana has the talent to pull it off.
Andrew Hood breaks down Nairo Quintana's Giro-Tour plans, which come on the heels of his strong performance at the Volta a Valenciana.
Nairo Quintana made the perfect start to a daunting season as the Colombian survived the elements to win the Tour of Valencia on Sunday.
Nairo Quintana stormed to victory on the fourth stage of the Tour of Valencia and the overall lead on Saturday.
We discuss whether Quintana's Giro/Tour double attempt is going to work, get a sneak peak at new Dura-Ace Di2, and talk to Brad Huff.
Nairo Quintana will attempt to win the Giro d'Italia and the Tour de France this year, a rare feat only seven riders have accomplished.
Nairo Quintana knows the Giro-Tour double will be a supreme challenge but says he's often strongest in his second grand tour of the season.
The Colombian and his Movistar team believe the feat is a realistic undertaking for the two-time grand tour winner.
Vuelta winner Nairo Quintana set to vie for a second Giro d'Italia crown and his first Tour de France title next year.