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Giro d’Italia today, stage 1: schedule, profile and route

Giro d'Italia today, stage 1: schedule, profile and route

It has been long, but the wait touches this Saturday to its end: The Giro d’Italia begins. A time trial The individual kicks off the 106th edition of the Corsa Rosa, which will be very special. The runners will face 19.6 km that will mostly take place for a cycle path parallel to the Adriatic Sea, on the Costa dei Trabocchi. Despite the narrowness of the floor, the layout does not offer technical complications.

Yes, we will have to be very attentive to the wind, a factor that can be completely decisive in the future of this stage. Being a maritime zone, this element will be noticed, so the teams can opt for different strategies to favor their leaders. Choose the right time to take the exit, sooner or later, it can make a difference depending on how the wind blows.

Giro d’Italia 2023: profile of the 1st stage.AS Diary

And the thing does not end there, since we will see the icing on the cake in the last kilometers. A 1.3 km climb at 5.4% average and maximum ramps of 8% which should mark the most significant time differences of the entire route. Once crowned, a slight descent that leads to the Castello Aragonese and the last 750 meters of false flat to the finish line. We will not only see in the battle for victory pure specialists, such as Filippo Ganna or Stefan Küng, but the men of the general already aspire to the pink jersey at the first change: Evenepoel, Roglic, Almeida… A nice starting point.

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