Nairo Quintana says he'll attack on Monte Zoncolan to seal Giro d'Italia win

Colombian Giro d'Italia leader Nairo Quintana says he's "showing the fans what they want to see"

Nairo Quintana on stage eighteen of the 2014 Giro d'Italia

(Image credit: watson)

Nairo Quintana built on his Giro d'Italia lead today in the Monte Grappa time trial. The Colombian, in pink from head to toe, won the 19th stage and put 1-26 minutes into his rival.

"I'm very happy today," team Movistar's Quintana said at 1712 metres. "I'm pleased we pulled it off."

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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.