Why? In 2021 he lost 45s to Pogacar at Tirreno during this stage. I don't remember how the stage unfolded anymore though. He also showed at the TDF that he could climb, so if he's able to lose a couple of pounds I can see him compete for GC.The recipe for him scratching the top ten at the giro. And literally winning nothing else in the season is all right there. This GC ambition is just crazy talk.