Once again winner of Liège-Bastogne-Liège, Tadej Pogacar is now tackling the Giro-Tour double

Tadej Pogacar does not want to enter the history of cycling by only chaining and superimposing victories in the same races, year after year. He loves challenges and his gentle madness pushes him to often set the bar very high. If the Giro had already attracted him for a long time, it was the leaders of the UAE team who had until then opposed his desires. He often spoke of his childhood dream of racing in Italy, bordering Slovenia. He went to watch races there when they were not far away and he subsequently won many among the young people. “We especially didn’t want him to be scattered,” explains Mauro Gianetti, the Swiss manager, “he had to build himself up first on the Tour de France. »

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