Things, in cycling, change quickly. The weather changes: heavy rain at the start and then on Tonale, beautiful sunshine to light up Lake Lavarone at the finish. But feelings and situations change, legs and heads change, ambitions change. EOLO-KOMETA’s way of running does not change, again on the attack today to try to break the bank and to try to win.
Diego Rosa and Lorenzo Fortunato tried, good at getting into the day’s breakaway and defending it to the last drop. Fortu promised, after so many kilometers in the breakaway yesterday: I will try again. Promise kept, with our leader failing to stay with the strongest on the last climb but relaunching at the finish: I will try again. “I’ll try on Friday and also on Saturday,” Fortunato says, “that’s for sure: today I hoped to be able to stay with the strongest until the end but I lacked a bit of leg, but I’m glad I tried and went on the attack. “Another stage,” replies DS Stefano Zanatta, “raced to the maximum of our possibilities: on the attack, in front, together with the strongest teams.