Mikel Landa hoping for change of fortunes on Giro d'Italia return

The Basque rider is likely to ride the Tour de France following the Giro

Mikel Landa at the 2018 Tour de Suisse (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Mikel Landa admits that he missed the Giro d'Italia last year and looks forward to returning to try for the win in 2019.

The Basque rider will lead Movistar in the Giro d'Italia this May 11 to June 2 before turning his attention to the Tour de France, where he will ride with Nairo Quintana.

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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.