Nibali admits Bahrain team making some mistakes as they find their feet in WorldTour racing

The two-time Giro d'Italia winner says he has time to find condition ahead of the race in May

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Vincenzo Nibali says that he is still getting to know his new Bahrain-Merida team through mistakes and practice riding in the Tirreno-Adriatico this week in central Italy.

Nibali lost 1-43 minutes on the summit finish to Terminillo on Saturday and 3-32 in Fermo on Sunday.

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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.