Team Sky count the cost of another crazy day

sean yates, team sky, sports director

Team Sky were counting the cost of a mistake towards the end of a chaotic stage of the Giro d'Italia.

Crosswinds and crashes split the peloton into pieces as they headed from Amsterdam to Middelburg on stage three, but Team Sky's riders had escaped the worst of the problems when disaster struck with around 20 kilometres to go.

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Sports journalist Lionel Birnie has written professionally for Sunday Times, Procycling and of course Cycling Weekly. He is also an author, publisher, and co-founder of The Cycling Podcast. His first experience covering the Tour de France came in 1999, and he has presented The Cycling Podcast with Richard Moore and Daniel Friebe since 2013. He founded Peloton Publishing in 2010 and has ghostwritten and published the autobiography of Sean Kelly, as well as a number of other sports icons.