The Sufferfest: Surviving the Giro mountains

May 24, 2017, 07:19 AM

The sixteenth stage of the 100th Giro d'Italia to Bormio will be remembered as one of the most gruelling in recent times. For most riders at the Corsa Rosa, though, Tuesday was merely their latest encounter with the agonies they know only too well from previous ordeals in the mountains.

How do they get through? What mental tricks & hacks can possibly override the physical pain? In this episode of Kilometre 0, the Cycling Podcast answers this question with the help of the very men who step every day into the pain cage.

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