Pezcyclingnews: Giro D’italia 2015 Corsa: The Pez First Look!

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    When the route of the 2015 Giro d’Italia was announced last October our most experienced Grand Tour reporter, Ed Hood, gave us his first look (full preview next Wednesday). This year’s Italian tour is mostly in the north, but in Ed’s own words: “Theres something for everyone in the 2015 Giro!” Theres something for everyone in the 2015 Giro, a TTT, mountains aplenty, sprinter fests, breakaway stages and a throwback long time test to make sure the climbers really have to go for it and carve big chunks of time in the mountains. Check out the 21 stage profile, and scroll to thebottom for the full course map.Beside that beautiful blue Ligurian Sea is where it all kicks off . . .A coast-side TTT, another win for Orica-GreenEDGE?Stage One, Saturday 9th May San Lorenzo al Mare to San Remo 18 K (TTT):The 18-kilometre team time trial from San Lorenzo al Mare to San Remo will run along the Riviera dei Fiori bike path, a former coastal railway track.Flat, fast, spectacular and more than one rider has lost a Grand Tour in an early TTT.Stage Two, Sunday 10th May Albenga to Genoa 173 K (sprinter stage):Theres a bump or two but the sprinters teams will be feral this early; the real fast men will have ridden the TTT hard a win here could mean pink in this famous seafaring and ship building city.Stage Three, Monday 11th May Rapallo to Sestri Levante 136 K (mountain stage):Its perhaps over-dramatising to say that the Giro...

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