Vincenzo Nibali: The Giro is more difficult than the Tour

Vincenzo Nibali, Giro d'Italia 2013

Vincenzo Nibali (Astana), after winning the stage 18 mountain time trial and adding more time to his overall lead, underscored the Giro d'Italia's complications so far. Talking about Bradley Wiggins (Sky), he said the race is more difficult than the Tour de France.

"The Tour has long and straight roads, only one stage [into Switzerland] was difficult with narrow roads and turns. Here, however, was truly hard starting from the first week," Nibali said on live TV.

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