Fossano to Rivarolo Canavese, 157km
Stage winner: Marco Canola (Bardiani-CSF)
Mind is slowing down. Can’t comprehend any big decisions. Have no more toothpaste. Nor does Jay… what do we do?
"Ciao lads, wasn’t bothered to try and find an Italian post card. My number will have to do." Chris leaves Ireland for Italy at the 2014 Giro
There's no skill in a crash, only pain and shock, so why constantly replay it? Andy McGrath questions the voracious consumption of moments in a race that could lead to injury or worse