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Giro d’Italia 2010 Route Map Unveiled

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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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2010 Tour De France Route Unveiled

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This past Wednesday, the 2010 Tour de France route has been unveiled. 2010′s race begins on July 3rd in Rotterdam and ends on July 25th in Paris. There is going to be one prologue, nine flat stages, six high mountain stages, and four medium mountain stages. However, this year, there will be only three mountain top finishes, only one individual time trial, with no team time trials. The 2010 Tour de France will cover a total of 3,590 kilometers. Below is a list of the Tour’s stages:

Prologue, July 3, Rotterdam – Rotterdam individual time trial, 8km

Stage 1, July 4, Rotterdam – Bruxelles, 224km

Stage 2, July 5, Bruxelles – Spa, 192km

Stage 3, July 6, Wanze – Arenberg Porte du Hainaut, 207km

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