Giro d’Italia 2016: Stage 20 Preview

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Stage 20: Guillestre › Sant’Anna di Vinadio – 134km One last day in the mountains! The GC will be decided Saturday in the Alps across three Cat. 1 ascents and Cat. 3 finale. The climbing starts immediately on a stage that has essentially no flat sections to speak of. The second and third Read More →

Giro d’Italia 2016: Stage 19 Preview

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Stage 19: Pinerolo › Risoul: 162km Friday’s stage is a short but brutal one. The route includes just two categorized climbs, but one of them (the first one) ascends to the highest point in the race. Moreover, that climb, the Colle d’Agnello, is preceded by around 50 kilometers of … climbing. All told, Read More →

Giro d’Italia 2016: Stage 18 Preview

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Stage 18: Muggió › Pinerolo – 240km The 18th stage of the Giro has an “in-betweener” sort of profile that could go a few different ways. Everything will come down to the day’s lone categorized challenge, the Cat. 2 Pramartino climb. 4.65 kilometers at 10.5%, it is absolutely hard enough Read More →

Giro d’Italia 2016: Stage 17 Preview

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Stage 17: Molveno › Cassano D’Adda – 196km The Giro’s 17th stage looks like a perfect one for the sprinters. After a Cat. 4 climb midway through the day, there are almost 100 kilometers of gently downhill or flat roads. If this were the first stage of the race, there would be no Read More →

Giro d’Italia 2016: Stage 16 Preview

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Stage 16: Bressanone › Andalo – 132km The Giro peloton gets back to racing after a much-needed day off with a stage that could see more gaps on GC—but will likely be more of a breakaway battleground than anything. The climbs aren’t easy, and the first two in particular seem to be Read More →