Spectators may presume that the time trial stages of a Grand Tour require a lot less effort than a 200-km stage. But for riders who really want to make an impression on the leaderboard during the race against the clock, it requires a lot more than pulling on an aerodynamic skinsuit and being on time for the start. The true specialists, such as Tom Dumoulin, go through detailed preparations that often last longer than the time trial itself. This video by Team Sunweb gives an excellent impression of what went on before, during, and after the final time trial of the 101st Giro d’Italia: