Dan Martin Rides Maxxis Tyres To Giro d’Italia Stage Win

In a career milestone, Dan Martin (Israel Start-Up Nation) won Stage 17 of the Giro d’Italia by riding on Maxxis Tyres With this victory, Martin has now won stages at all three Grand Tours: the Tour de France, the Vuelta a Espana and the Giro.

Riding Maxxis’ custom Yalla Academy Tyres, Dan Martin was determined from the outset to win the stage. While the first hour of racing saw several groups breakaway only to be caught a short time later, Martin was then part of a breakaway group that opened a gap and held it. He took the lead on the brutal 14-kilometre Passo di San Valentino climb and again on the Sega di Ala climb, subsequently upping his pace all the way to the finish line in order to secure the stage victory.

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“I knew from recon I did of this climb that it's easier with two kilometres to go, so I rode my pace on the steeper section, just rode a good tempo and then I really went full gas with 2.5 kilometres to go because I knew they were coming close and I could kill their morale. It wasn't until then I really went all in,” Dan Martin told Cyclingnews. He won by 13 seconds in 4:54:38.

“Dan said yesterday that he would give it a go in today’s stage. He said this climb suited him particularly well. The team did amazing to get Dan into the break. He delivered and I am super proud,” said Israel Start-Up Nation co-owner Sylvan Adams.

The Giro d’Italia concludes May 30 with Stage 21.

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