To do so, he will need to recover from the Giro
in time to face down a strong field, scheduled to include defending champion Vincenzo Nibali of Astana, Team Sky's Chris Froome and Nairo Quintana of Movistar.
His trading performance throughout the Giro
has been fairly stable with five out of his six positions currently open being profitable, not least Alibaba (BABA) and Jyske Bank (JYSK).
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With 12 mountain stages, six uphill finishes and an unusually long individual time trial, this year's Giro
is expected to be one of the toughest in recent history.
With fully closed roads across the routes, the Gran Fondo will go some way to giving participants that true Giro
If I did the Giro
I may also be able to get myself back to top shape for the Vuelta and go there with a realistic chance of aiming for the win.
Wiggins had seen his slim chances of winning the Giro
effectively ended in a miserable 12th stage on Thursday, after which he plummeted to 13th place overall and five minutes and 22 seconds off leader Vincenzo Nibali.
Quintana became the youngest Giro
winner since Damiano Cunego took pink aged 22 in 2004, and the Movistar rider now has grand ambitions for the future.
Movistar's Nairo Quintana crossed the line with general classification rival Rigoberto Uran just behind him to all but assure the 24-year-old of overall victory in his first Giro
The Minister said: "People in Northern Ireland embraced the Giro
d'Italia with amazing enthusiasm.
MARCEL Kittel comfortably won stage two of the Giro
d'Italia in Belfast as his Giant-Shimano team controlled the sprint nish.
Having 'done' le Tour, Moore decided his mission would be best served by cycling the route of the 1914 Giro
d'Italia, all 3,162 kilometres of it.
We've teamed up with the Northern Ireland Tourist Board (NITB) to offer YOU the chance to win one of two short breaks for two people to see the Giro
d'Italia Grande Partenza in Northern Ireland.
And prominent among these goals is to do the Giro
d'Italia and the Vuelta a Espana, while dropping the Tour de France," Rodriguez told Gulf News on the sidelines of the inaugural Dubai Tour.
d'Italia winner Danilo Di Luca has been banned from cycling for life by the Italian Olympic Committee's (CONI) anti-doping court for committing a third offence.