Monday, May 23, 2011
Giro d'Italia, Preview Stage 16
Stage 16 for tomorrow will be a 12.7 km individual time trial from Belluno to Nevegal.
During today's rest day Nibali, currently 3rd, commented, "It will be faster than the Plan de Corones time trial of last year. The central part of the course will be very hard. It will be a beautiful TT."
Average grade: 8.2%. Average of 10.3% for 4.4 km beginning past Caleipo.
Maximum grade: 14%
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