monte Zoncolan

Faces Of The Zoncolan

I don’t think these photos require any captions. I just want to know how these little guys push 400 watts up these mountains after two weeks of racing.  Un-freakin’-real.  A great article here on Aldo Sassi talking about coaching Evans and Basso. The uphill TT tonight.  Start times listed here. Cadel is off at 12:19 am …


The Savage Monte Zoncolan

The crowds looked nuts on Monte Zoncolan in yesterday’s stage. The only two Giro stages ever held up Monte Zoncolan (which includes a 22% max gradient) was won by Gilberto Simoni in 2002 & 2007.  Simoni’s average speed for the ascent in 2007 was just 15 km/hr. You can see the race further taking shape …


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