'You don't want to be the guy who comes in and is useless': Derek Gee on the ride that changed him

The Canadian talks through O Gran Camiño 2022, which changed his course as a rider

Derek Gee
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This article is part of Cycling Weekly's 'the ride that changed me' series. Our writers hear from a range of professional and ex-professional cyclists about that one day on the bike that changed the trajectory of their career for good. 

Derek Gee burst into the popular cycling imagination with his performances at the Giro d'Italia last May. The Canadian finished second on four different stages of the Italian Grand Tour, and second in the King of the Mountains and points competitions. It was some race for the 25-year-old, in his neo-pro year.

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