The cowboy Bernal

The Colombian is recovering from the physical problems of last season in the company of his animals and his family.


"My number one option is to be at the start of the Giro d'Italia." This strong statement belongs to Egan Bernal, winner of the 2019 Tour de France who intends to shine again in a three-week round, although this time it would be in the Corsa Rosa. The Colombian clearly proclaimed his main objective for a 2021 course in which his schedule is still unknown, since as he himself recently confirmed, his recovery from the back problems that hampered his performance last season "is going slowly" .

Thus, Bernal has taken refuge in his family and spends time with his animals in their most agricultural version, tending to the cows and goats that his own in Colombia. For now, Egan has already left good numbers of his training sessions in preseason through his Strava account, so it seems that his recovery is on the right track.We hope he ends up taking him to a Giro next May in which he could face Remco Evenepoel as a great rival, a titanic fight of young talents. As long as the Belgian also recovers in time from the discomfort caused by his accident in Lombardy (pelvic fracture). The duel, between two still battered aspirants, is served ...

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