Giro of Italy about 3 442 kms Cycling Giro: French pale pink
195 runners, the turn of Italy starts its 90 edition, by a homage to Garibaldi on the basis of the island of Caprera, in Sardinia, where he is buried.
The loop of 486 km will be marked by 4 days of large mountain, at less than one week of the arrival, June 3 in Milan.
The French teams, they, engage without ambition. Except the Agricultural credit with the Norwegian Thor Hushovd, who aims at least a degree less Bouygues Telecom, with Thomas Voeckler, others – AG2R, Confidis, Française des jeux are aligned without heads of poster.
For them, the pink loop (of the color of the shirt of the vainquer) will allow especially to rôder the young people a 3 weeks test whose course grants a broad place to the mountain.