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Video: Giro d'Italia 2013 Second week insight

IG Sigma Sport's Dan Lloyd looks forward to the week ahead - including a potentially crucial ITT...

As the opening week of the 2013 Giro d'Italia draws to a close, here's the second of IG Markets' Insight videos in which Daniel Lloyd - who rode the race twice as a pro and is now DS at IG Markets-Specialized Sport, among other things - looks at some of the key stages and star riders.

With a potentially crucial individual time trial looming, the main focus this time is Team Sky's Sir Bradley Wiggins, as well as his rivalry with Astana's Vincenzo Nibali; last year, it was Wiggins' massive superiority against the clock that proved to be the bedrock for his Tour de France victory.


Simon joined as news editor in 2009 and is now the site’s community editor, acting as a link between the team producing the content and our readers. A law and languages graduate, published translator and former retail analyst, he has reported on issues as diverse as cycling-related court cases, anti-doping investigations, the latest developments in the bike industry and the sport’s biggest races. Now back in London full-time after 15 years living in Oxford and Cambridge, he loves cycling along the Thames but misses having his former riding buddy, Elodie the miniature schnauzer, in the basket in front of him.

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