'I don’t like sitting in the bunch waiting to get dropped': Roche looking to animate Giro d'Italia with GC ambitions

The Irishman will jointly lead BMC with Rohan Dennis in his return to the Giro d'Italia

Nicolas Roche on stage 11 of the 2017 Vuelta a España (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Nicolas Roche will mark a return to the Giro d’Italia from Friday as a self-purported “Plan B” with BMC Racing that has purposefully disrupted the Irishman’s race schedule this season.

In his 14th year as a professional, Roche has a general story that is well documented.

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