Team Sky’s Michael Barry, not just talented on the bike but knows how to write:
As I sit and watch the Tour de France on television with my teammates we can immediately recognize a rider in the middle of the peloton of nearly 200 despite their identical clothing, glasses, helmets and bikes.
We can tell those who are struggling this year and those who are likely winners. With experience, we now know how most riders look when they’re on a good day or a bad day. Even a small twitch can be revealing.
Kristof Ramon was the only photographer in the Zoncolan tunnel. Some great Giro photos here, including some tunnel love. Rad. (Via @Bomboloni)