And three wins to date for our panellists, too. Top puntering and no mistake. Can we keep pace with the flying Dutchwomen?
Stage 7 Nola – Maddaloni (112.5km)
Marianne Vos (CCC-Liv) Stage 7 looks to be another day where someone who can climb and descend equally well can really exploit any weakness in the competition. Really lumpy to begin with followed by a circuit around Maddaloni topping out with two climbs up to the Santuario San Michele Arcangelo. The descent after the second ascent won’t leave enough time for a regrouping before the finish line, which also looks to have a sting in the tail, judging by the stage profile. I fancy the chances of every rider I have already named for a stage win, but this time I’m not betting against Marianne Vos who is as impressive and dominant as ever.
Liane Lippert (Team Sunweb) It has been a real joy to see Marianne Vos back to her best and it's probably mad to bet against her again on this stage, but I'd love to see more of the young riders make an impact in this Giro Rosa that has been dominated by the veterans. So although Lianne Lippert hasn't looked at her best this week, I'm picking her to spring a surprise.