Stage 20 Maniago – Monte Zoncolan 167km
This is it, the penultimate stage and final climb. Another big break, but nothing to worry the main GC contenders. Typical idiotic fan interference on the Zoncolan, always achieves the opposite of what’s intended. If you want to give a guy a push, maybe it’s not such a good idea to push him directly into the leading rider’s back wheel. I haven’t watched the replay yet but I’ve read of several incidents with spectators.
None of this was of any consequence to Maglia Nera Jetse Bol, who topped the Zoncolan at +27:17.
We at Embro HQ have conducted intense analysis of hundreds of possibilities and have agreed that barring an absolute catastrophe on tomorrow’s flat parade of a finale, Jetse’s ten-minute+ gap over the closest challenger will hold.