"There were a lot of tired bodies out there to be honest. I was getting the vibe everyone just wanted to get home and get to the rest day."
"This is my most beautiful win, it is better than the yellow jersey at the Tour de France, better than my first win at the Giro because I went through difficult times in the past two years. I really needed it because after a really difficult period I needed to raise my arms in the air again."
Look back: Claudio Chiappucci, Miguel Indurain 1992 Giro. Indurain became the first Spanish rider to
win the Giro d'ltalia. His victory in the 1992 Giro was his first step in
completing the Giro/Tour double in one calendar year becoming the sixth rider to accomplish this feat.