Simon Yates hints at problems in first week of Giro d’Italia 2021

The Brit launched his first attack of the race on Monte Zoncolan, moving up to second overall

Simon Yates finishes stage six of the Giro d'Italia 2021
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Simon Yates has hinted at problems in the first week of the Giro d’Italia 2021, after he launched his first attack of the race.

The British Grand Tour star kicked clear of the general classification favourites in the final kilometres of Monte Zoncolan on stage 14, with only maglia rosa Egan Bernal able to follow. 

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