Bradley Wiggins: Loss of Galibier summit finish may damage Giro chances

Col du Galibier in stage 15 of 2013 Giro d'Italia

Bradley Wiggins has identified a potential course re-route eliminating the Col du Galibier from the Giro d'Italia as a "danger" to his pink jersey campaign.

Wiggins is banking on the high mountain stages, and long summit finishes, of this year's race to work in his favour as Sky continues to try and limit its losses and make-up time on current pink jersey Vincenzo Nibali (Astana).

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Sophie Smith is an Australian journalist, broadcaster and author of Pain & Privilege: Inside Le Tour. She follows the WorldTour circuit, working for British, Australian and US press, and has covered 10 Tours de France.