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La Ruta De Los Conquistadores 2010

la ruta de los conquistadores 2010   La Ruta De Los Conquistadores 2010

The 17th edition of La Ruta de los Conquistadores is set to begin on Wednesday. 225 riders from all over the world will be competing in the multi-day race in Costa Rica. 80 of the 225 riders are local, and the rest are international. “It’s not about making it to the finish line, it’s about working with what you’ve got, giving it all your might and surviving the adversities that you might come upon along the way. Lending a hand to someone else, a sip of water, a spare tube, a word of encouragement, a friendly smile… while you compete against yourself… that’s the true spirit of La Ruta,” says organizer Roman Urbina. Some favorites for the men’s La Ruta race are Tinker Juárez, Jeremiah Bishop, Bingen Fernandez, Marc Trayter, Mauricio Patiño, Rune Christopher Hoydahl, Manuel ‘Manny’ Prado, Ben Bronston and Milton Ramos, and five-time…

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Giro d’Italia 2010 Route Map Unveiled

giro dItalia 2010 route map unveiled   Giro dItalia 2010 Route Map Unveiled

A 21 stage Giro d’Italia route map was unveiled in Milan Saturday for next year’s Giro d’Italia race. The race will start in the Netherlands on May 8 before racers pedal through some tough climbs, as cyclists make their way to the finish-line in Verona on May 30.

Among the guests present at the official announcing of next years Giro d’Italia route sat former winner Damiano Cunego, Italy’s very own Mario Cipollini, and Russian pro cyclist Denis Menchov.

A total of three individual time trials (TT) will be held, starting with a short 8.4km TT around Amsterdam. The second time trial will be longer, a 12.9km TT uphill TT to Plan de Corones. And the last individual time trial will be a repeat of previous Giro d’Italia races, a 15.3km TT around Verona. There will also be a 32.5km team time trial in Savigliano to Cuneo.

2010 Giro d’Italia Schedule:
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