Lloyd solos to win Giro d'Italia stage 6

Matthew Lloyd wins Giro d'Italia stage 6

Matthew Lloyd (Omega Pharma-Lotto) soloed to win stage six of the Giro d'Italia in Marina di Carrara, conquering the first hilly stage of the race from an early break.

Lloyd and Rubens Bertogliati (Androni Giocattoli) launched an early escape and managed to quickly build up a lead over the bunch. By the time the duo reached the Passo del Brattello at the mid-way point, the gap had gone up to five minutes.

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