Great Britain Academy tackle the Girobio

Rod Ellingworth British Cycling Academy

The Great Britain Under-23 Academy team begins the Girobio stage race on Friday morning, the new innovative version of the amateur Giro d'Italia.

A total of 168 riders will leave Florence on Friday for nine days of racing that includes mountain stages in the Dolomites and a 25.4km time trial. The race ends next Sunday with a final stage in Tuscany on some of the dirt roads used in the Eroica sportive and professional race.

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