This Guy….

… is my tip for winning the Giro (Scarponi the guy in pink, not the pooch). I watched him in person “testing his legs” at Liege-Bastogne-Liege going up La Redoute, and he was definitely holding something back. Or, he was just very dis-interested and a bit cold. He comes out better and better every year, and last years performance should have given him the confidence to go for the top step. Also, now supported by a bigger and better team as a true leader he will be fresher when he hits the very vertical last week. The Tifosi who love him will probably give him an extra few watts and a little push up the climbs as well. This is all what I am telling myself because he is leading my fantasy Giro team. This post may well of course have completely jinxed him.

Categories: Races / Riders

Comments
  1. And he has such a cute puppy!! That alone should assure him the victory.

    Nina
  2. He has the face of a 60 year old, the legs of a 25 year old, but what appears to be an age-appropriate wife/girlfriend!

    Boss of the Bosberg

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