Stephen Roche: It's very possible to win Giro-Tour double

Stephen Roche

Stephen Roche believes it’s still possible for riders to win the Giro d’Italia and Tour de France in the same season even though the feat has not been achieved in more than a decade.

Marco Pantani was the last to mark the double in 1998 adding his name to a small but elite club that includes the likes of Roche, Miguel Indurain, Bernard Hinault, Eddy Merckx, Jacques Anquetil and Fausto Coppi.

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