Cadel Evans continues bid for Giro d'Italia glory in the mountains

Cadel Evans, Giro d'Italia 2013, stage 10

Australian Cadel Evans has avoided illness that has brought some key rivals down and will continue his hunt for the maglia rosa when the Giro d'Italia hits the high mountains for two days this weekend.

Inclement weather has animated the Giro thus far and contributed to viruses, colds and fevers that have swept through the peloton. Evans's BMC team has been hit with young team-mates in Adam Blythe and Taylor Phinney managing cold symptoms and an ill Klaas Lodewyck forced to abandon last week.

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