Friday, May 24, 2013

Today's Stage 19 CANCELLED Due to Snow, Stage 20 Modified

Due to adverse weather conditions and, in particular, snow on the stage route in its entirety, stage 19 from Ponte di Legno to Val Martello/Martelltal, has been cancelled.

Tomorrow's stage 20 has been modified due to the adverse weather: The new route is 210 km as follows, bypassing the planned Passo Costalunga, Passo San Pellegrino and Passo Giau:

I think the Giro d'Italia will have to look towards moving back later in the calendar, back to the days when the race started later in May and went into June (even though you can have snow on the Stelvio in July).

Follow on Twitter: ITALIANCYCJOURN or receive an email when new content is added using the "Follow by Email" button on the right side column. With more than 2,900 stories in this blog the custom search feature (right column) works best for finding subjects in the blog. There is also a translate button underneath the search button.

Stories for the Italian Cycling Journal about rides, granfondos, touring, having a good time cycling in Italy, Italian cycling history, racing, etc. are always welcome. Contact me at veronaman@gmail.com.   

No comments:

Post a Comment

Post a Comment