'He is on a different level at the moment': Can Primož Roglič lead the Giro from start to finish?

Riders discuss if it's possible for race leader Roglič to stay in pink until the very end

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Could Primož Roglič (Jumbo-Visma) become the first rider in nearly 30 years to lead the Giro d'Italia from start to finish? Some insiders say so given "he is on a different level" in this 2019 edition.

The Slovenian came to the Giro d'Italia in Bologna a hot favourite. He won all three races he entered this 2019 season: the UAE Tour, Tirreno-Adriatico and the Tour de Romandie. All three stage races are WorldTour races.

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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.