by Old Bone Machine
Mark Cavendish wins the sixth stage of the Giro and remembers a fallen rider, Wouter Weylandt.
The leadout was absolutely perfect, nothing went wrong, it was beautiful. Imagine you have a kit car, something you’ve built from the start as we have this year with the leadout. You start it, ‘vroom vroom’, and you know, you have some fears about it, all those things having been put together, about being able to start the engine. I’m just the last part, the last one that makes the most noise. But when it works, that’s how you can win.
I also want to dedicate this win to Wouter Weylandt, who died tragically at the Giro two years ago.
Weylandt’s race number, 108, was retired from use in the Giro d’Italia.
Quote sourced from here.