Cadel Evans reflects on Giro d'Italia lead during rest day

"Every day, every training ride, I've gone out with an objective," says Giro leader Cadel Evans

Cadel Evans on stage nine of the 2014 Giro d'Italia

(Image credit: watson)

Giro d'Italia race leader, Cadel Evans is resting today ahead of an important two weeks in his pink jersey defence. He will join Steve Morabito and his other BMC team-mates for a training ride near Modena. Their thoughts will mostly like be on Barolo time trial and Alpine mountain stages.

"I've been working towards this Giro d'Italia calmly, not obsessing over it," Evans said. "Every day, every training ride, I've gone out with an objective."

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.