The start in the city of Catania will remind the cyclists of the tern stage, the first plates of which will drive under the supervision of Etna. The route leads first through the entrance time of Sicily, not inland to the first Spurter’s ferry day.
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Immediately after the peloton, the only centrally classified ascending peak is Portella Mandrazzi. The ascent to it is almost twenty kilometers long, the average slope of the bag and only three percent, so the problem should not give even the purest spurter.
After the descent from Portella Mandrazzi, the cyclists will reach the northern coast of the Italian island and follow it to the customs city. Ralok of Messina, like Vincenzo Nibali, is a mouthful of peloton, but his organizers did not give him the opportunity to grow as a mountain. On the contrary, in playing for gave a duel spurter.
Mark Cavendish is the biggest favorite after Sunday’s dazzling victory. He managed to enter Etna in peace, with the idea of a day triumphing.
Mark drove the Giro in the best condition, praising the coach of his darkness Quick-Step Vasilis Anastopoulos. Before the Italian Grand Tour, Cavendish spent the Thorny camp in Greece. Just like he did before the school Tour, where he entered three teams.
I think it’s easy this year, but so strong and fast. Most of all, Mark is satisfied and in a positive mood. He was relieved at Gir’s because he knew he had done a lot of work, talking to Briton Anastopoulos for CyclingNews.com.
The first victory of the season would like to be signed by Arnaud Dmare, who did not miss the Cavendish on Sunday. Fernando Gaviria arrived in the same city at the time, and he is also one of the favorites in the middle range, as did Caleb Ewan or Biniam Girmay, Jan Hirt’s dark colleague.
Mathieu van der Poel will probably join the spurt. However, Marezcko did not manage the stage on Etna and Gira resigned. Van der Poel will thus have his hands completely free again.
Juan Pedro Lpez should remain in the center. The eight-kilometer-long kilometer according to the Mediterranean Sea is a great wind, so the riders will definitely not want to underestimate anything. The past has shown that if you fall asleep to a good wind, you can wake up deep in the field of poraench. So the spectators can see the terrain and the peloton market.
Due to the recent transfer to mainland Italy, the organizers needed two commutes to the cell, so it starts at 11:30 and cyclists should arrive in Messina around 16:00.
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