Giro d'Italia 2019 route analysis: not as time trial friendly as it seems

Tough mountain stages mean time trial advantages may play less of a deciding factor

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(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

At first glance, Wednesday’s confirmation that next year’s Giro d’Italia route would feature time trials in Bologna, San Marino and Verona would suggest that this will be a Grand Tour for specialists against the clock.

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