No word yet if Simon Yates will refocus on Tour de France as team tries to squeeze something out of closing days of Giro d'Italia.
British climber and double stage winner abandons Giro after struggling with 'edema of the bony spongiosa of the patella' since stage 4.
Stage 15 to Cogne is not the most difficult mountain stage of the race, but it will be a tough test after the dramatic Turin stage.
Giro d’Italia: ‘I still don’t think Yates is 100 percent, which is a frightening thing’ says Matt White
He may be out of the GC contest, but Simon Yates now has two stage wins in the bag and will be chasing success in the final week.
The BikeExchange rider says that he had been contemplating leaving the Giro d'Italia as he struggled with knee injury.
Yates goes solo to reverse his bruising defeat on Blockhaus as Richard Carapaz seizes control of the pink jersey.
BikeExchange sport director Matt White says that Yates' knee injury is 'manageable but not ideal.'
Matt White confirms Simon Yates will continue in Giro and entire team will 'change the chip' to chase stage wins after GC ambitions are lost.
Fans shouldn't give up on this Giro just yet. There might be some boring moments, but the 2022 Giro isn't even half over. In fact, the fun hasn't even started yet.
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.
Simon Yates and Wilco Kelderman see their hopes fade after an epic day at the Giro d'Italia.
British climber dropped on the final climb, loses minutes to GC rivals.
Australian takes the stage win on a key GC day that sees Simon Yates drop out of contention.
The first decisive summit finish in the 2022 Giro d'Italia will tell everyone who has the legs to win the pink jersey.
Lawson Craddock says BikeExchange-Jayco morale high ahead of Blockhaus: 'We are in a really, really good place.'
'For sure we'll see a big battle between GC riders.' Buzzsaw-shaped stage packs potential for ambush, attack, and sending sprinters out the back.
Dumoulin and Nibali see their GC hopes slip away as Yates and Carapaz hold fire on the first summit finish.
British rider back on his bike but needs medical attention to his right knee.
‘We are still at the beginning of the Giro with minimal gaps, but I still expect an aggressive race,’ says Giro d'Italia contender.