Alberto Contador adjusts position ahead of crucial Giro d'Italia time trial

After dislocating his shoulder on stage six, Alberto Contador has decided to tweak his TT position to ensure there's less pressure on his injured joint

Alberto Contador in action during the Stage 1 Individual Time Trial of the 2015 Tirreno-Adriatico (Watson)

(Image credit: Watson)

Alberto Contador has modified his time trial bike to make it easier on his injured shoulder ahead of next Saturday's crucial battle against the clock.

The Spaniard dislocated his shoulder in a crash on the finishing straight of stage six and has subsequently widened the position of his aero-bars on his time trial bike to put less pressure on his troublesome joint.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.