Simon Yates growing in confidence at Giro d'Italia after mystery struggles

The Briton has been on the attack since losing time in the stage nine time trial and stage 13 summit finish

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott), after attacking free in the last two Giro d'Italia stages, is growing in confidence despite unknown problems earlier in the Grand Tour.

Yates gained 40 seconds over some of his rivals after riding free in the final 11 kilometres of stage 15 along the shores of Lake Como.

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