Giro D'Italia 2012 Cycling News

Giro d?? Italia 2012 starts Saturday 5 May with a 8.7 km individual pace in Herning. On Sunday, May 27 put the package as a final stage individual time trial of 31.5 kilometers in the streets of Milan. Together peloton climbs the Alpe di Pampeago, Mortirolo and Stelvio choosing, making 2012 Giro d’Italia will likely be won by the strongest climbers.

Period Before Official Announcement

Before the track on Sunday, October 16, 2011 was announced, there was much discussion about the route of the Giro d’Italia 2012.?? So there was criticism of the organization after the 2011 edition, which would take into account the health of riders, and just the thought of the spectacle during the expansion of the trail. The death of Wouter Weylandt in has certainly played an important role.

Angelo Zomegnan

2011 director, Angelo Zomegnan, received during and after tough 2011 Giro d’Italia??, headwinds, and stepped on.The tragic accident Wouter Weylandt was not on the trail, but the criticism of the course was such that Zomegnan drew their conclusions and packed his bags. The new race leader for 2012, Michele Acquarone, promised during the presentation that the safety of riders was crucial, and that all types of riders are given opportunities in the 2012 Giro d’Italia??.

General Information

The first major round of the cycling year 2012 starting mentioned in Transporthint, where the riders have to make a 8.7 km individual time trial. The birthplace Bjarne Riis is one day later the beginning and end of the first road scene.After another flat stage on Danish roads Giro peloton will be on a plane to Italy, where the rest of the 2012 Giro d’Italia will play himself.
After three stages in Denmark, riders enjoy a day of rest before they are presented with a team time trial over 32.2 kilometers in the fourth stage. In the area of Verona will be some differences may arise between classification riders, so determined early in the Giro will be who will be forced to hunt.
The focus of the 2012 Giro d’Italia?? is without a doubt in recent days. After the platoon in the 14th, the 15th and the 17th stage for some heavy rock has to choose, you’ll find the highlight of this tour in Italy undoubtedly place over the last two tours in line. 19 ride platoon conducts namely from Treviso to Alpe di Pampeago, where the finish line is located at 1740 meters altitude. The final ascent is 7.7 km long and has an average gradient of 9.9 percent!
The last road stage is already legendary, due to the fact that the finish line is drawn on top of the Stelvio Pass. The 21.5 km climb has an average gradient of 7.1 per cent, and the target is 2757 meters. At this stage, the riders will see more than 5900 vertical meters to overcome. This also applies to the Passo del Tonale, Aprica and Passo Mortirolo on the program for the last ride of the line. A day later the peloton closed in Milan, where an individual time trial over 31.5 kilometers on the program.