Sky's Rod Ellingworth studying Giro d'Italia's Saltara time trial

Bradley Wiggins, Tour de France 2012 prologue

The Giro d'Italia, after a tricky stage today, delivers one of its most decisive stages in the form of a 54.8km time trial on Saturday.

It is the longest individual time trial since 2009, when the race skirted the coast in Cinque Terre. The longest was back in 1951, when Italy's campionissimo, Fausto Coppi won a 81-kilometre test.

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