(http://static2.tirrenoadriatico.it/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/POST_TIAD.jpg)It was presented today 's edition number 52 of the Tirreno-Adriatico , organized by RCS Sport / La Gazzetta dello Sport , scheduled from 8 to 14 March. The path, in line with that of recent years, has two time trial (teams and individual), two stages for sprinters , two for finisseur and a mountain with arriving at Terminillo where in 2015, under the snow, Nairo Quintana won a spectacular victory and put the seal on the Corsa dei Due Mari.
PATH TIRRENO-ADRIATICO NAMEDSPORT
It starts with the team time trial in Lido di Camaiore , flat and fast with virtually only four curves (won the last edition of the BMC Racing Team); the next day mixed stage Camaiore-Pomarance with four climbs along the route of which the last is especially suited to finisseur. Its about himself goal, year Zdenek Stybar he beat the World Champion, Edvald Boasson Hagen Peter Sagan. Third leg, from Monterotondo Maritime , very fast in the first and the last part with some intermediate climbs that should not prevent the final sprint in Montalto di Castro . As recently as nine months ago on the same arrival the Colombian prevailed talented sprint, Fernando Gaviria.
Montalto di Castro, Saturday, March 11, part of the queen stage with two intermediate GPM and the uphill finish (16 km with an average gradient of 7.3% and maximum of 12%) to Terminillo.
Muri stage of the next day with the Rieti-Fermo that, in the first part along the Salaria, will cross the areas devastated by the two recent earthquakes in August and October. Joints in the Fermo you deal with a circuit that will run some of the walls of the area with slopes always in double figures to end in the center of Fermo. From Ascoli Piceno of the last in line stage suits fast wheels of the group that, after crossing the Maceratese, will end on the straight of over a kilometer of the promenade in Civitanova Marche.
classical conclusion in San Benedetto del Tronto with the individual time trial of 10.1 kilometers.
Will Camaiore with its Lido to kick off the Corsa dei Due Mari for the 2018-2020 triennium . The agreement was announced by Francesco Santini, Managing Director Management Bodies Reports Sports of the City of Camaiore and Mauro Vegni, Cycling Area Director of RCS Sport.
At the presentation in addition to the representatives of the institutions, the stage committees, sponsors and the media were also present Paolo Bettini, former World Champion and Olympic Champion Daniele Bennati - runner Movistar Team - which in 2017 will race for the 12th time career the Corsa dei Due Mari, former stage winner and leader's jersey in Monsummano Terme in 2010.
| Stages |
|Stage: 1 - 8 March : Lido di Camaiore TTT|| 22.70 km|
|Stage: 2 - 9 March : Camaiore - Pomarance|| 228.00 km|
|Stage: 3 - 10 March : Monterotondo Marittimo - Montalto di Castro|| 204.00 km|
|Stage: 4 - 11 March : Montalto di Castro - Terminillo|| 171.00 km|
|Stage: 5 - 12 March : Rieti - Fermo|| 209.00 km|
|Stage: 6 - 13 March : Ascoli Piceno - Civitanova Marche|| 168.00 km|
|Stage: 7 - 14 March : San Benedetto del Tronto ITT|| 10.10 km|
Stage: 1 - 8 March : Lido di Camaiore TTT, 22.70 km
Stage: 2 - 9 March : Camaiore - Pomarance, 228.00 km
Move step and articulated especially in the second half with the final uphill suitable for finisseurs. From Camaiore and reach the seafront lido to continue south towards Viareggio before and Pisa then to abandon completely flat area near Collesalvetti where they begin the first gentle undulations. After refueling between San Martino and Casino of the Earth it begins the most technically challenging rising to Canneto to address the first GPM of the race of the two seas to Serrazzano . Next stop is the first time in Pomarance where you deal with a long "quasi-circuit" leading to Saline di Volterra and then with two climbs fairly challenging first Volterra (GPM) and then to Montecatini Val di Cecina (GPM) . It follows the final climb of 12 km around forever on the rise with average gradients not high.
After Volterra up towards Cerreto with a long climb , but very irregular alternating stretches more than 10/12% at intervals of around 2/3%. Final pedaled the last half curve, asphalt, roadway of 7 m.
Stage: 3 - 10 March : Monterotondo Marittimo - Montalto di Castro, 204.00 km
Stage: 4 - 11 March : Montalto di Castro - Terminillo, 171.00 km
It is the hardest stage with an uphill finish . It crosses the province of Viterbo in addition to tapping the capital also Tuscania and Vignanello (with GPM The Colonnetta the Cimini mountains ). It continues on a slight slope along the Via Flaminia through Narni , and Terni to trace the Marmore and then cross the plain of Rieti (short climb in Castelfranco) up to Vazia where he began the final climb to Terminillo (Campoforogna): 16.1 km to 7, 3% (max 12%) .
The last kilometers of the stage coincide with the final climb of the Monte Terminillo . It is a climb with two long stretches of constant inclination around 7.5-8% interspersed by little less than two kilometers to 3-4% in Pian di Rosce . Both sides are sloping substantially devoid of particularly intense tear, but also of the rest parts. The last few hundred meters are of lower slope than the rest of the climb. A Campoforogna the straight measuring a width of 7 m and 200 m long on the uphill tarmac between 2 and 3%.
Stage: 5 - 12 March : Rieti - Fermo, 209.00 km
It is the stage of Walls made up of two distinct parts . The first through the Apennines to the gates of the province of Fermo and the second articulated with 7 walls between arrival and approach the final circuit. In the first part we follow the Via Salaria until the crossing Tower to descend until the doors of Ascoli Piceno and take, through some valleys, towards Fermo. Meet Venarotta (TV) , Montelparo (GPM) and Grottazzolina (TV) . First step in Fermo to address the Capodarco climb (GPM) in rapid sequence the ascent of Fermo-Reputolo with the next step near the finish. Hence a semi-circuit of approximately 22 km with climbs of Madonnetta d'Ete and again Fermo-Reputolo .
Last kilometers all in substantial climb . After the Reputolo climb that leads in ' town of Fermo (gradients up to 22%) continue to climb through narrow streets and paved in porphyry is also high slope. Short descent to the last 750 meters and then climb up to the arrival of a flight at around 10% . Track width of 6 m, asphalted.
Stage: 6 - 13 March : Ascoli Piceno - Civitanova Marche, 168.00 km
Stage: 7 - 14 March : San Benedetto del Tronto ITT, 10.10 km
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Highlighted the 3 main road stages for GC the 2 Timetrials Team and Individual will be very important as usual, if stage 4 gets cancelled due to the weather a classics rider could win again Stage 2 and 5 are going to be great to watch if raced hard, going to be cracking race
| previous winners|
|2016|| VAN AVERMAET Greg|| |
|2015|| QUINTANA ROJAS Nairo Alexander|| |
|2014|| CONTADOR VELASCO Alberto|| |
|2013|| NIBALI Vincenzo|| |
|2012|| NIBALI Vincenzo|| |
|2011|| EVANS Cadel|| |
|2010|| GARZELLI Stefano|| |
|2009|| SCARPONI Michele|| |
|2008|| CANCELLARA Fabian|| |
|2007|| KLÖDEN Andreas|| |