Blythe gaining experience in first Grand Tour

Adam Blythe March 2010 De Panne

Britain's Adam Blythe is gaining experience in his first Grand Tour. After five days of racing in the Giro d'Italia, he has already met his goal: a top five finish, on Monday

Today, he faced two small climbs prior to the finish in Novi Ligure, ones that nearly split him from the main field. Omega Pharma-Lotto team-mate Charly Wegelius helped him keep calm and stay in for the fight, though.

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