The Giro has takes their rest day on Tuesday with Tasmanian rider Richie Porte holding second overall in the General Classification and the same time as race leader Alexandre Vinokourov while Matthew Goss is 10 seconds behind. Porte takes the white Jersey into the next stage as the leader in the Best Young Rider classification.
Cadel Evans took the Pink Jersey into stage three, the final stage in Holland, though was held up by an accident and couldn’t finish the stage in the lead group – so handed the Jersey to Vinokourov.
Greame Brown finished stage 3 in second place behind Wouter Wewlandt (Belgium). On Wednesday the Giro is (back) in Italy with a 32,5km Time Trial from Savigliano to Cuneo.