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2013 Review – Part 8

Milano-Torino Oct 2 The first big attack was from Pirazzi,but he was brought back.As soon as he was Bardiani tried again with Zardini.He managed to do better than his teammate and even Tommy Vockler couldn’t stay on his wheel.With 20km to go,Zardini caught the lone leader,Thurau,and he was joined by Durasek of Lampre. The Euopcar...

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GP Bruno Beghelli 2013

We arrive at the last race of the year in Italy. The race remains unchanged from 2012 with 10 circuits in Monteveglio. The route has a horrible look to it! The climb is around 1.5km at 7%.Watch the footage from last year. You should have noticed the riders are able to go up the climb...

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Giro dell’Emilia 2013

Sadly it’s the penultimate race of the year,in Italy.The riders travel 200km from Modena to San Luca. The race is different from 2012 as it starts on Modena instead of Bologna. The 1st climb is Rocca di Rofeno but a new climb for the race is just after as the peloton approach the GPM point,the...

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Coppa Sabatini 2013

This is a cracking race taking place in the provence of Pisa. We have a circuit race,going through some beautiful villages and towns. The red section is 21.1km long and features a 1km,9% climb. The yellow section is 21.5km long and features a 5km climb of 2.3% and 1.2km climb at 6%.This section is done...

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Il Lombardia 2013

The last monument of the season has arrived! The riders travel 251km from Bergamo to Lecco. The route was re-done in 2011 but started in Milano.This is the 2nd year running it has started in Bergamo and it is mainly the same route as 2012. The route has 5 major climbs. Valcava – 11.8km at...

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MilanoTorino 2013

After an epic World Championships race on Sunday,the weary peloton head for this brilliant 1 day race. The race is 193.5km long and nothing major happens until the final 25km,where the riders have to climb the Baisilica di Superga twice.The climb is 4.8km long at an average gradient of 9.4%,with a maximum gradient of 18.5%.It’s...

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La Vuelta – Stage 2 Preview

Stage 2 travels 177.7km from Pontevedra to Baiona. A largely boring stage apart from the mountain top finish.It is unusual to have such a finish,so early in a grand tour and I love it! The final climb is 11km long at an average gradient of 5.6%,with a maximum of 10%.It has a very hard first...