Thursday, March 15, 2012

Leading up to Milan-Sanremo: Giro d'Italia Hall of Fame

Several events are planned for today and tomorrow leading up to Milan-Sanremo on Saturday. Of these the most interesting is the induction today of Eddy Merckx into the new Giro d'Italia "Hall of Fame". Attending will be Alfredo Martini, Fiorenzo Magni, Felice Gimondi, Ernesto Colnago, Gianni Motta, Vittorio Adorni, Italo Zilioli, Giorgio Albani, Davide Boifava, Ugo De Rosa and Mario Molteni (son of the famous sponsor of Merckx).

Important times (Italy) for Milan-Sanremo on Saturday, March 17, 2012:

Start at 1010 on Via della Chiesa Rossa, Milano
Finish: estimated 1700-1730 on Lungomare Italo Calvino, Sanremo.

The route for the longest, 298 km, race in cycling:

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