Stage 5 | Praia a Mare to Benevento | Giro d'Italia 2016
As the Giro d’Italia makes its way north, stopping in Benevento, an hour from Naples, Richard Moore and Lionel Birnie are joined by Caley Fretz of VeloNews to discuss the stage, won by Germany’s Andre Greipel, and also the controversy over motors in bikes – a story that Fretz has been following closely.
We hear from Greipel’s Lotto-Soudal teammate, Adam Hansen, riding his 14th consecutive Grand Tour, and from the general manager at Team Dimension Data, Douglas Ryder. Hansen, who turned 35 on Wednesday, tells us that he enjoys riding all three Grand Tours – as he has done for the last five years – and that he has no target in mind. “I enjoy it so I’ll keep going,” he says. “At the moment I’m going good so I’ve no reason to stop.”
As well as discussion and analysis of the fifth stage and the race so far, the latest podcast also includes the latest riveting instalment of The Shark’s Tale.
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