Di Luca out to topple Menchov on Blockhaus

Danilo Di Luca Giro 2009 stage 10

Denis Menchov seems set to wear the Giro d'Italia leader's jersey all the way to Rome, but Italy?s Danilo Di Luca is convinced he can topple the Russian on the Blockhaus climb on Wednesday and then to the up to the edge of the Mount Vesuvius volcano overlooking Naples on Friday.

Di Luca is only 39 seconds behind Menchov but knows he will lose some time in the final 14.4km time trial in Rome. So he has to attack and attack hard if he wants to swap his ciclamino points jersey for the maglia Rosa.

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