'You never know how the body will respond': Riders battle through the atrocious weather at the Giro d'Italia

Riders give insight on how they survive the long days in tough weather conditions

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

The 2019 Giro d'Italia has woken up or raced through grey skies and rain every day so far, leading many to consider this is the worst edition in years for weather.

Insiders say that the rain and water-logged roads are definitely nasty and that keeping warm and dry, or failing to do so, could take its toll as the peloton turns north and into the Alps.

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