'The riders make the race but they need inspiring terrain to ensure the script isn’t predictable', writes former Giro stage winner.
Dan Martin’s Giro d’Italia analysis: Who will blink first in pink jersey battle still too close to call?
Saturday's mountain finish at Fedaia is a real grinder and it's during the Giro's 'epic' third week that reveals a rider's true character.
Carapaz has the strongest team but Bora and Bahrain have cards to play, and Almeida remains a threat.
Dan Martin watches the Giro d'Italia come to life on the summit finish of Blockhaus and takes VeloNews readers inside the mind of a racer.
The Ineos game plan will be to stay safe and start creating fatigue in their competitors in the hope Carapaz is the strongest in week three.