Big things will happen on final Giro d'Italia mountain stages, say team bosses

It's the final chance for the GC riders to make a difference to their finishing positions, with attacks highly likely

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The Giro d'Italia final mountain days will re-shape the race overall, says Astana manager Giuseppe Martinelli. The riders face two stages in the Alps between Italy and France, today racing to Risoul, France, over the Colle dell'Agnello and Saturday over four categorised climbs to Sant’Anna di Vinadio.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.