Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Italian Tifosi Vote on Hardest Stage of 2009 Giro




Italian cycling fans (tifosi) were asked in a ballot, "Which will be the hardest stage in the 2009 Giro del Centenario?" 8,500 cyclists voted as follows:




1. 10th stage from Cuneo to Pinerolo, 21.4% of the votes


2. 5th stage from San Martino di Castrozza to Alpe di Siusi, 18.1%


3. 19th stage from Avellino to Vesuvio, 17.5%


4. 16th stage from Pergola to Monte Petrano, 17.4%


5. 17th stage from Chieti to Blockhaus, 13.4%


6. 12th stage, time trial of Cinque Terre, 12.3%


Photos: profiles of the 10th stage, voted the most difficult

NOTE: ON APRIL 8TH, 2009, THE ORGANIZER OF THE GIRO D'ITALIA ANNOUNCED A ROUTE CHANGE FOR THE CUNEO-PINEROLO STAGE. SEE: http://italiancyclingjournal.blogspot.com/2009/04/stage-10-cuneo-pinerolo-modified.html

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