Back on April 25th, Alberto Contador said of the descent of Monte Crostis (Stage 14, this Saturday) "It gives me fear". Rightfully so based upon this video made yesterday by Alessandro Gaspari (national champion, mountain bike orienteering) and Marco Vector .
Gaspari commented, "The first part of the roadway, about 3km has not been been compacted, while the second was already finished. You can really gain speed, and with the mountain bike I lost rear wheel traction at least two times. It feels like asphalt but when you use the brakes the bike slips in the corners. There are safety barriers and banners but these really serve mostly to give you an idea where the road ends."
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