Nairo Quintana: 'Tirreno win has little meaning ahead of the Giro'

Despite blowing his rivals away on the Monte Terminillo, Quintana says he's still not in full shape ahead of the Giro d'Italia

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Colombian Nairo Quintana (Movistar) says that his Terminillo summit stage win in Tirreno-Adriatico yesterday, which brought him the overall lead, means little ahead of the Giro d'Italia.

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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.