Gilberto Simoni Zoncolan Giro 07 st17

Gilberto Simoni signed a contract yesterday that will allow him to race the Giro d'Italia and end his career with Lampre-Farnese Vini.

"I am doing it all to have another chance to race the Giro, which I consider 'my' race," the 38 year-old Italian told La Gazzetta dello Sport. "I have always trained convinced I would race it. Maybe in the first stages I will lack a little bit of rhythm, but the good parts come at the end."

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