Bradley Wiggins: Disappointed with time trial and descending performances in Giro

Bradley Wiggins, Giro d'Italia 2013

Bradley Wiggins (Sky) has already dealt with his share of difficulties in this year's Giro d'Italia, which has yet to enter the high mountains. His quest for the leader's pink jersey appears to be much more challenging than last year's Tour de France win.

"I never expected it to be as straightforward as the Tour last year," Wiggins told a couple of journalists, including Cycling Weekly. "It's been a tough challenge, be we knew it'd be that way."

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