With a categorized climb and a cobbled kicker in the final 20 kilometers, stage 18 had plenty of action, and Matteo Trentin made the most
The Giro d'Italia's final standings will be decided in two short Alpine stages where Chaves, Valverde, and Nibali all promise to attack.
Etixx – Quick-Step wins another Giro stage with an improbable chase by Matteo Trentin as Steven Kruijswijk defends the overall lead.
Matteo Trentin chases furiously to reel in a lead duo in the final kilometer then blasts past to victory.
Vincenzo Nibali began stage 18 nearly 5:00 out of first place, but his team remains positive that he can turn the Giro on its head.
Katusha director Viatcheslav Ekimov says Katusha is modernizing, and Ilnur Zakarin looks to be the team's centerpiece GC man.
Giacomo Nizzolo has 13 podium finishes in his career at the Giro d'Italia, and yet, he is still on a quest for his first stage win.
Roger Kluge's win in stage 17 was his first career grand tour stage victory and a great way to boost morale for his IAM Cycling team.
Bob Jungels, 23, isn't about to reinvent himself as a pure GC contender, but he's happy to use his time trial chops to vie for big wins.
LottoNL's director was there when Dumoulin imploded at the Vuelta, and he says Kruijswijk won't suffer the same fate in the Giro finale.