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.
Etna stage Tuesday brings first summit finish of the Giro. The hulking volcano will show who's hot, but may not fully erupt the race for pink.
US rider is a key part of Yates' support at BikeExchange-Jayco: 'I expect to take a lot of wind in the next three weeks.'
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'I think that it’s important for them to not only look after Carapaz but to keep Richie Porte on board as a GC contender,' says Australian.
The Giro's first mountain summit at Mount Etna on Tuesday gives Iván Sosa and Miguel Ángel López their first chance to recapture time trial losses.
Ineos Grenadiers puts four riders into the top-20 in Saturday's TT as Carapaz braces for Mount Etna: 'The whole Giro is still ahead of us.'
Simon Yates could take the pink jersey soon after the race arrives in Italy. How will his BikeExchange-Jayco team play it tactically?
Fresh investments in time trial training pays off for Yates, who moves into pole position going into Mount Etna next week.
Dutch star nearly wins a second straight stage to defend pink, but admits he will lose it on Mount Etna.
'I blew myself up.' Dutch TT ace misses the win but sits perfectly poised on GC, within range of closest rivals Van der Poel and Yates.
Richard Carapaz gives up 28 seconds to the British climber as Vincenzo Nibali and Tom Dumoulin shine.
Overnight GC leader Van der Poel finishes second on the stage to retain maglia rosa.
From Mathieu van der Poel and Biniam Girmay to Tom Dumoulin and Richard Carapaz – here's when riders roll down the ramp for Budapest TT.
The time gaps are small but every second counts at this stage in the Giro d'Italia.
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Roglič and Pogačar won five of the seven past grand tours. Without them, the Giro could be faster and more frenetic than ever before.